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Tiger Cub Smuggled Over the Border in Duffle Bag, Barely Survives

USA border patrol agents had an unexpected surprise upon finding an abandoned duffel bag.

Agents at the US – Mexico border found a tiger cub stuffed into an abandoned duffle bag. The Brownsville agents were stationed close to the Rio Grande River when they saw three people suspiciously ditch a black duffle bag before high-tailing it back to Mexico.

The cub, who wasn’t more than a few months old, was rushed to get medical attention. Although he was sedated and unconscious when they found him (you don’t want to travel with an awake and angry tiger in your bag) he’s expected to make a full recovery.

 

The cub was transferred to the Gladys Porter Zoo upon discovery. The zoo specializes in treatment for endangered animals.

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