Tucson mourns loss of Sita the Tiger after ‘humanely euthanized’ at Reid Park Zoo

Since joining the Reid Park Zoo family in 2011, the big cat was one of the first sights visitors would see after entering through the front gates. Zoo officials said she would usually welcome them with a friendly roar, a nice swimming display in her pool or just a close look when she lounged in front of the glass windows of her habitat.

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I mourn that Sita lived all her 19 years in a cage.

Una the Lion passes away at 17

One of the University of North Alabama live lion mascots passed away Tuesday morning after a brief illness

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Still owning lions as mascots for schools!  Just wrong.  At least Una is free now after spending her whole life in a cage for the pleasure of humans.

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