LSU has released a statement saying the live mascot, a Bengali-Siberian hybrid tiger, has been moved to hospice.
The announcement was made on Mike VI’s official Facebook page on Monday morning.
The one-sentence announcement also said the tiger will no longer be in his yard.
The LSU mascot was diagnosed with a rare, incurable cancer in May. On Wednesday, LSU veterinarian David Baker said at a news conference that the cancer has grown, giving Mike one to two months to live.
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