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Zoo Tigers to Get Valentine's Day Gifts

Invitation for Coverage:
Zoo Tigers Get Valentine’s Day Cards to Celebrate Breeding Recommendation

Who: Little Rock Zoo tigers Liku and Suhanna  

What: Keepers will present large enrichment toy cards to Zoo tigers and other big cats at the Little Rock Zoo in celebration of Valentine’s Day.  

Where: Little Rock Zoo Big Cat Display  

When: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14, 2013  

Visuals: Tigers and other big cats tearing into large Valentine’s Day cards and gifts; Valentine’s Day decorated exhibits.  

Background:  The Little Rock Zoo’s two tigers, Liku and Suhanna, have been selected to breed by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan and renovations are underway to allow the tigers to successfully mate.  To celebrate the conservation of this endangered species, keepers have made large cards and enrichment items for the big cats to play with on Valentine’s Day