Zookeepers wanted two tigers to mate. The meeting ended with a dead tiger.

Sourced from https://mashable.com/article/tiger-melati-dead-london-zoo/


At a zoo, a dicey attempt at tiger matchmaking went awry. 

The ZSL London Zoo said Friday that a new male Sumatran tiger, Asim, killed the facility’s “beloved” female, Melati. Zookeepers allowed the two wary predators to physically interact for the first time, hoping they would eventually mate as part of a greater European breeding program. 

But after Asim approached Melati, matters “qui… Read More

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