Tiger Kills Potential Mate After Zookeepers Tried To Breed Them | TODAY

  • Published on Feb 9, 2019
  • A male Sumatran tiger mauled a female Sumatran tiger at the London zoo after a mating attempt by zoologists. NBC’s Sarah Harman reports for TODAY in London.
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    Tiger Kills Potential Mate After Zookeepers Tried To Breed Them | TODAY

Comments • 44

  • Bleu Cheese
    Bleu Cheese 2 months ago +1

    Y'all only gave 2wild animals 10days to get to know each other y'all crazy ......something needs to happen

  • Ashwatthama Mahabharat
    Ashwatthama Mahabharat 2 months ago

    We don’t care about tigers? We already have plenty of bengal tigers and it doesn’t even affect the food cycle

  • Carol Jones
    Carol Jones 3 months ago

    And they couldn't stop the fight those blood idiots.

  • ArmyBoy057
    ArmyBoy057 3 months ago +1

    399 left, nice job dumbasses

  • Siddharth Singh
    Siddharth Singh 3 months ago

    Begone thot

  • turner pike
    turner pike 3 months ago +2

    I actually do think you should let breeding come on it self instead of putting them together and hope they mate.

  • heki koka
    heki koka 3 months ago +2

    Asim is a psychopath

  • Muhammad Fikri
    Muhammad Fikri 3 months ago

    Too bad

  • Smoking Beetles
    Smoking Beetles 4 months ago +3

    It's disgusting how zoos still have such stupid countermeasures. I mean zoos aren't new they've been around for a very long time. People have been falling into enclosures, animals have been attacking each other and their solution is... flares.

  • Bethany Davenport
    Bethany Davenport 4 months ago

    They should of shot him

  • tortilla1soup
    tortilla1soup 4 months ago

    There's plenty of tigers that need rescuing. Why breed more?!

  • Yolo Swaggins
    Yolo Swaggins 5 months ago


    LIGHT WORKER 5 months ago

    Captive Breeding Program For Sumatran Tigers…
    Along the fence line of a grassed enclosure at Canberra's zoo, staff are keeping a watchful eye out for every chuffing noise, scent marking and smooch exchanged through the mesh. Those are signs a crucial matchmaking operation between two new Sumatran tigers is going to plan as the zoo plays a significant role in preserving the critically endangered animals. Their courtship could take up to 18 months…

    LIGHT WORKER 5 months ago

    Mating Behavior of Tigers…
    Whether a tiger needs to convey its readiness to mate or its personal territory, it is most likely going to communicate this using its scent-rich urine. During times at which the female is ready to mate, she is able to increase her urine-marking activities. She will be sure to mark her territory liberally, ensuring that males within the area are aware of her state…

  • fireball39279
    fireball39279 5 months ago

    They should throw Chump in the cage.

  • Wezilla
    Wezilla 5 months ago +3

    No more mate. Only insemination

  • TJ Devil
    TJ Devil 5 months ago +27

    Thanks to these idiots, we've lost a healthy female tiger. Well done.

  • Mordechai Shapiro
    Mordechai Shapiro 5 months ago +2

    So sad I sew the tiger 2 weeks before this happened

  • maanvol
    maanvol 5 months ago +16

    If you do not know what you are doing, please do not do it, and do not sacrifice the life of an innocent creature for the sake of ignorance!

  • Andi amo
    Andi amo 5 months ago +8

    and there goes the last female sumatran tiger in the world.

  • Coffee is the path to victory

    Based on the Lion king logic system, her kids must be given the chance to avenge their mothers death. It could be cage match style.

    • Jhon Famo
      Jhon Famo 5 months ago

      sell something or go back to shorting commodities please.

    • Jhon Famo
      Jhon Famo 5 months ago

      Coffee is the path to victory cool. there is only a few hundred of creatures left..go on and have your laugh.

    • Coffee is the path to victory
      Coffee is the path to victory 5 months ago

      ​@Jhon Famo When Simba returned his avengence was taken very seriously. =|

    • Jhon Famo
      Jhon Famo 5 months ago

      Coffee is the path to victory this is serious imo

  • Michael Baker
    Michael Baker 5 months ago +7

    They used flairs and alarms to try to break up the fight. Are you kidding me? Are these zookeepers morons? Why weren’t they equipped with more effective tools in case things went south? Tasers, rubber bullets, etc. Because of the inept zookeepers, a rare animal died.

  • Deandrew Powell
    Deandrew Powell 5 months ago

    Why not insert the the male juice like they do cows in the farms

    • 47 and2
      47 and2 5 months ago

      would you want to whack off a tiger?

  • 7777 77
    7777 77 5 months ago +5

    he smell the other male in his new mate . So he get confused , so he was defending his territory

  • peti sirellio
    peti sirellio 5 months ago +16

    all points to grossly amateur careless and inexperienced zoo team,, blatantly novice!

  • Mike Shack
    Mike Shack 5 months ago


  • easybehave
    easybehave 5 months ago +1

    Too bad.

  • Jhon Famo
    Jhon Famo 5 months ago +4

    can't put a price on this loss...god help them

  • Jhon Famo
    Jhon Famo 5 months ago +3

    this is soooo sad. messed up

  • R Pena
    R Pena 5 months ago +35


  • Smokey 420
    Smokey 420 5 months ago +27

    She was not in heat and that is why the female was attacked by the male.

    If she was in heat this would not of happened.

    • Stop the stalking, hacking, vandalism to property
      Stop the stalking, hacking, vandalism to property Month ago

      ​@Smokey 420 not always the case. males have to be in season aswell. the female being in season and approaching the not quite ready male, for its attention, can agitate the male. they aren't supposed to be enclosed. they are experts but it still went wrong, because they aren't supposed to be enclosed.

    • Smokey 420
      Smokey 420 5 months ago +1

      @Patrick Barnwell
      If she was in heat this would not of happened.
      She was not in heat and that is why the female was attacked by the male.

    • Patrick Barnwell
      Patrick Barnwell 5 months ago +1

      Tiger thought it was some other dude invading his space he probably couldn’t tell that she was female

    • we are watchers
      we are watchers 5 months ago +3

      Agree with u

  • Ness
    Ness 5 months ago +5

    he’a still so cute 🐯

    • Chi Non
      Chi Non 5 months ago

      n1mand 😂😂😂

    • n1mand
      n1mand 5 months ago +9

      Go and play with him, he will show you how "cute" he is.;D