London Zoo not to blame for death of Sumatran tiger: manager

A male Sumatran tiger named Asim attacked and killed Melati, a female of the same subspecies, shortly after he was allowed to enter her enclosure Feb. 8 at ZSL London Zoo. Zookeepers had kept the two tigers in adjacent enclosures separated by a closed door for 10 days so they could get used to each […]

London Zoo not to blame for death of Sumatran tiger: manager

London Zoo on Monday denied it was responsible for the death of an endangered Sumatran tiger mauled by a potential mate brought in as part of a breeding programme.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Tiger killed by new mate at London Zoo

Ten-year-old female Sumatran tiger Melati had been one of London Zoo's long-term residents.

Fri 8 Feb 19 from BBC News

Rare Sumatran Tiger Killed by Potential Mate During First Meeting at Zoo

A rare Sumatran tigress kept at a London zoo was killed on Friday by its potential mate, moments after being introduced. Keepers at Zoological Society of London (ZSL) had hoped to find a […] The ...

Sat 9 Feb 19 from Geek.com

Endangered tiger killed by potential mate in zoo tragedy - CNET

The ZSL London Zoo is in mourning over the loss of a 10-year-old Sumatran tiger named Melati.

Fri 8 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Rare tiger kills prospective mate in London at first meeting

For 10 days, the London Zoo kept its newly arrived male Sumatran tiger Asim in a separate enclosure from Melati, the female tiger who was supposed to become his mate. Zoologists gave them time ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from L.A. Times

Sumatran tiger killed at London Zoo by potential mate

A male Sumatran tiger named Asim attacked and killed Melati, a female of the same subspecies, shortly after he was allowed to enter her enclosure Feb. 8 at ZSL London Zoo. Zookeepers had kept ...

Sun 10 Feb 19 from Mongabay.com

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