Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, soaks himself in his pool at the school in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, May 23, 2016. Mike, the sixth live tiger to serve as the school's mascot, has been diagnosed with a rare and inoperable form of cancer.
Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, soaks himself in his pool at the school in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, May 23, 2016. Mike, the sixth live tiger to serve as the school's mascot, has been diagnosed with a rare and inoperable form of cancer. Bill Feig AP
Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, soaks himself in his pool at the school in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, May 23, 2016. Mike, the sixth live tiger to serve as the school's mascot, has been diagnosed with a rare and inoperable form of cancer. Bill Feig AP

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