Does LSU still have a Tiger?
Mike the Tiger is the only live tiger living on a college campus in the U.S. The Tiger Habitat is located on North Stadium Drive in Baton Rouge; the habitat sits between the Bernie Moore Track Stadium and the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and is across the street from Tiger Stadium.
Where is LSU Mike the Tiger from?
Mike VII was donated to LSU from “Wild at Heart Wildlife Center” in Okeechobee, Fla and became part of the LSU Family Aug. 15, 2017. He turns five on September 13.
What is LSU motto?
“Fight for LSU”
Are LSU fans rude?
The Fans: LSU fans can be really nice and welcoming. At the same time they can be pretty rude and spiteful. A lot of what Tiger fans do, they see as being all in good fun. Take, for example, “Tiger Baiting.” It’s when a group of LSU fans circles some visiting fans and chants “Tiger Bait!” over and over.
What does 7 mean at LSU?
The honor of wearing the No. 7 at LSU football is a tradition unlike many others for the historic program. It’s an honor given to a member of each team that exemplifies the stellar careers of those who wore the number with pride and came before them.
What school has a live tiger?
About the LSU Live Mascot Program
LSU has had a live tiger since Oct. 21, 1936, starting with Mike I, who was purchased from the Little Rock Zoo. Mike II was purchased from the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, La., and Mike III was purchased from the Seattle Zoo.
Is Mike the Tiger a male or female?
The 11-month-old, Siberian-Bengal, male tiger acclimated well to his new surroundings and was deemed ready to become Mike VII. The start of MIke VII’s reign ended a 314-day span without the live mascot on the LSU campus, the longest in school history.