Brazil family fights to keep house-trained tigers

Associated Press
Brazil family fights to keep house-trained tigers

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It would be a typical family scene if not for the fact that Dan and Tom tip the scales at 700 pounds, have claws that could slice a man in two and were raised along with seven other tigers sleeping in the beds of Ary Borges' three daughters. The big cats still amble about his humble home in the middle of an industrial neighborhood in this southern Brazil city.

Borges also has two lions, a monkey, and a pet Chihuahua named Little inside his makeshift animal sanctuary, where man and beast live together in his spacious red-dirt compound, separated from the outside world by tall metal fences and high wooden walls. (Associated Press)

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