8 Russian Circus Tigers, Lioness Die in Truck

A lioness and eight tigers belonging to a private Russian circus died in the back of a truck during a 20-hour trip through Siberia, authorities said Tuesday. The animals were on their way to the eastern Siberian city of Yatkutsk to perform in New Year shows. When the "Dream" circus's trucks were unloaded shortly after midnight Tuesday, the tigers and lioness were found dead, local authorities said in a statement. The region's Interior Ministry said that an investigation has been opened and...Full Story
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