Elsa, the tiger rescued in Bexar County, now at home in Northeast Texas sanctuary
She has settled in, she’s comfortable, she’s playing, she’s exploring.”The six-month-old cub, weighing 79 pounds, also is now on a proper diet with more of the nutrients she needs. Almrud said she’s just grateful that Elsa was rescued just as frigid weather was bearing down. Although it’s illegal to have a tiger in Bexar County, the people who had Elsa only face a misdemeanor. In Texas, SB 641 will be re-introduced this year that was stalled in committee during the last legislative session. She said it would prohibit the private possession of dangerous wild animals that is still legal in much of Texas.
ACS warns against having tigers in the city after one was found in someone’s backyard
We don’t have a credible location for the tiger just yet,” said Shannon Sims, interim director for ACS. “I was searching, and then my little cousin was like, ‘I think that is a tiger over there,’” Cruz said. However, in the city of San Antonio, they are forbidden.”Sims said there is a reason why these kinds of animals are forbidden in the city. Rob Coke, director of veterinary care with the San Antonio Zoo, agrees, saying tigers are unpredictable. “There are many cases out there where people have tigers because they are so cute at first,” Coke said.
Investigation underway by ACS after tiger cub spotted on Southwest Side
SAN ANTONIO – An investigation is still underway by Animal Care Services after receiving reports of a loose tiger cub on the Southwest Side. Authorities were notified of the incident around 3:55 p.m., Friday, when a homeowner in the 8600 block of Elk Runner claimed she saw the tiger cub walking around in her backyard. Officers went to her home and by then, the tiger cub had left the scene. Soon after, authorities were able to contact another homeowner, who claimed he had the tiger cub at his residence, officials said. The man told police the tiger cub was from another address in the area and that it was at his home for a few hours so he could show his family.
5 takeaways after watching ‘Tiger’ on HBO
By now, Tiger Woods is a household name. It didn’t show the bright-eyed, wide-grinning Tiger we’d all come to know and love. Tiger Woods, 15 years old at the time, poses with his father, Earl Woods, while celebrating Tiger's victory at the 1991 USGA Junior Amateur Championships on at the Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Florida. Finally, Earl Woods didn’t just want Tiger to be a golf prodigy. “It’s always been, ‘Rachel Uchitel, Tiger Woods’ mistress,’” she said.
Tour recognizes racial injustice with moment of silence
Players at the 8:46 a.m. tee time paused to pay their respects to the memory of George Floyd for a moment of silence, prayer and reflection. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)FORT WORTH, Texas Colonial already was quiet with no spectators around for the return of the PGA Tour on Thursday. As the PGA Tour commits to amplifying voices and efforts to end systemic issues of racial and social injustices, we have reserved the 8:46 tee time to pause for a moment of silence, prayer and reflection, Monahan said. Harold Varner III, one of four PGA Tour players of black heritage, was the strongest voice. He also pointed to Woods, not only as prolific a winner the PGA Tour has ever seen, but a player with a multiracial heritage.