Louisiana State University traditions

August 21, 2017 - 4:30 pm
(WWL.com) As LSU students head back to school today, there’s another new face on campus with the new Mike VII hanging out in his habitat and greeting the new Tigers. One freshman student says the 11-month-old rescue tiger looks like he’s enjoying his newly renovated habitat. “Right now he just...
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August 16, 2017 - 6:39 pm
(AP) _ An 11-month-old tiger named Harvey has been moved into facilities at LSU, where it will become the new mascot _ if the university's veterinarians give the OK. A university news release Wednesday said veterinarians will observe the tiger while it is quarantined for at least a week. They will...
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LSU Tiger statue outside Alex Box Stadium
Chris Miller
August 01, 2017 - 4:28 pm
LSU officials say they have identified a tiger that might make a suitable Mike VII. According to the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, the 9-month-old male tiger has both Siberian and Bengal characteristics. The young tiger currently lives at a facility in Okeechobee, Florida. Formerly "Animal...
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July 30, 2017 - 12:25 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana State University is searching for a new tiger mascot, with the university's president hoping to have a Mike VII on campus by the September start of football season. LSU President F. King Alexander says renovations to the tiger's on-campus habitat will be completed...
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