Dec 16, 2011


Brytne by Megan Lorenz
Brytne, a photo by Megan Lorenz on Flickr.

Old photo of Brytne, who was just killed by her mate at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, December 15th. Most of my time visiting the zoo was spent with her, she was always my first stop and often I'd stay and watch her all day and run out of time to see any of the other animals.

From The Toronto Sun:

For months, a three-year-old male Sumatran tiger – Harimau Kayu – imported from the San Diego Wild Animal Park in June for a breeding program seemed to be getting along with Brytne, a 13-year-old female tiger. But on Thursday morning when the pair were put in the same space together, Harimau Kayu lunged at the female in a fight, crushing her larynx.....

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