CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
WATCH LIVE: Funeral services for Former Dallas Cowboy Robert Newhouse
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

19-Year-Old Dallas Zoo Tiger Has Died

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview 19 Year Old Dallas Zoo Tiger Has DiedWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 19 Year Old Dallas Zoo Tiger Has DiedHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

jennifer lopez 770 19 Year Old Dallas Zoo Tiger Has DiedJennifer Lopez's Bathtub Selfie

 alt=The New Wonder Woman

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas Zoo has lost a longtime resident with the death of a Sumatran tiger.

Zoo officials on Thursday announced the death of a 19-year-old big cat named Paul.

Veterinarian Tim Storms says the tiger had undergone a routine medical procedure Wednesday, but never recovered from the anesthesia. Storms also says the tiger suffered from age-related complications.

Paul was born in Washington at the National Zoo, spent time at the Detroit Zoo then was acquired by the Dallas Zoo in 1999.

Paul was one of four tigers at the Dallas Zoo.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments