Lucky stripes; Cougar trouble leads woman to tiger in need of home

Incident date: 
Thu, 01/21/1999
Date reported: 
Thu, 01/21/1999
Date Published: 
Thu, 01/21/1999 (All day)
City: 
Wylie
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Lucky stripes; Cougar trouble leads woman to tiger in need of home
Headline: 
Lucky stripes; Cougar trouble leads woman to tiger in need of home
Summary: 

In Wylie Texas, a woman keeps an 8-month old Bengal tiger and two cougars as pets in her home. Ranger, the 5-year-old cougar weighing 110 pounds, bit a 4-year-old boy on the leg.

Publication: 
Dallas Morning News
Author: 
Roy Appleton