Interesting. I don't agree, but am curious as to why you would think this.
IIRC, we kind of lucked out getting the current one. Tigers are extremely endangered worldwide, and in the near future, the ones in captivity will be under tight regulation and used for breeding to try to keep the species from going extinct.
I think it's wise to forego the parading around the stadium. Like I said, it's from another era. Mike doesn't like it. All we need is for him to injure himself or someone else during the festivities. Then
you'll see s shitstorm.