PETA to LSU president: No more live tigers

By Jack Richards

BATON ROUGE — The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has sent a letter to LSU President F. King Alexander urging him to end the practice of a live tiger mascot.

PETA, headquartered in Washington, D.C., became interested when Mike the Tiger’s apparent terminal cancer diagnosis became known over the weekend.

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