This cutie was found recently by the border patrol near Mexico. He was found in a cage in the desert with no food or water. The theory is that smugglers dumped him to avoid being caught with contraband.
He's currently doing very well in his new permanent home at In-Sync.
I had the chance to visit with him this last Monday. He was very playful and affectionate. It was easy to see that the volunteers working with him, really wanted to give him hugs, and play with him, but that's a bad thing to get a young tiger used to. After all, they grow up.