Las Vegas Hotel Welcomes Tiger Cubs

Five big cats join Siegfried & Roy?s Secret Garden.

By Soraya Gutierrez | Posted: June 18, 2008 2 a.m. EDT

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Courtesy of Siegfried & Roy
Siegfried, Roy and tiger cubs
Five new tiger cubs made their first public appearance over the weekend at The Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

The 15-pound cubs are the latest addition to Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. These rare cubs are 6 weeks old and were on display in a special nursery created for them in the Secret Garden.

Courtesy of Siegfried & Roy
The tiger cubs live in a special nursery at The Mirage.
The exhibit houses lions, tigers, leopards and a black panther. The young tigers are two white females, two white striped females and a golden male tiger.

“While we no longer perform nightly,” Roy said in a statement, “our conservation efforts to save and care for these magnificent creatures are part of our daily life.”

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Dude    Columbus, OH

4/11/2009 4:18:47 PM

I would love to go to Las Vegas just to see the new cub nursery! More pictures would be great. Love S&R's conservation efforts. How about the white lions?

KT    Asheville, NC

6/21/2008 8:50:41 AM

I love big cats. I wish there was more information about them.

E    Attleboro, MA

6/19/2008 12:18:59 AM

Great story. More pictures would be nice~

Heather    Enid, OK

6/18/2008 9:58:31 PM


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