- My Forums
- Tiger Rant
- LSU Recruiting
- SEC Rant
- Saints Talk
- Pelicans Talk
- More Sports Board
- Coaching Changes
- Fantasy Sports
- Golf Board
- Soccer Board
- O-T Lounge
- Tech Board
- Outdoor Board
- Health/Fitness Board
- Movie/TV Board
- Book Board
- Music Board
- Political Talk
- Money Talk
- Fark Board
- Gaming Board
- Travel Board
- Food/Drink Board
- Ticket Exchange
- TD Help Board
Customize My Forums
- View All Forums
re: Question about Mike the Tiger - gguttner on 12/5/12 at 10:48 am
LSU got its first live tiger in 1936 and has had a tiger since then (more than 75 years). We do not need PETA's permission to do this, but we do follow state and federal regulations in obtaining and keeping a live tiger. Ginger Guttner LSU School of Veterinary Medicine 225-578-9922 gguttner@l...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Mike the Tiger - gguttner on 10/16/12 at 8:23 am
In 2007 (Mike VI's first season), he attended all but the first game (too hot); in 2008, he attended first 2 games but no others; in 2009, he attended all but one game (field was too wet); in 2010, he attended all but 2 games; in 2011, he attended every game; and in 2012, he's attended one game and ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Mike the tiger at the baseball game - gguttner on 4/30/12 at 8:31 am
Mike goes to home football pregames each season, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine's Open House each February, and to one LSU baseball game every two years. He goes to the baseball game at which his veterinary student caretakers are honored for taking care of him. His caretakers serve two year t...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Should LSU not get another live Tiger when Mike dies? - gguttner on 4/23/12 at 8:40 am
The average life span of tigers in the wild is 9-10 years. LSU has had two tigers live to 20. Mike V was 17 when he passed away. Ginger Guttner Director of Public Relations LSU School of Veterinary Medicine...
Posted on O-T LoungeJump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Mike the Tiger? - gguttner on 11/28/11 at 8:45 am
Mike is usually out every day of the week (including holidays) no later than 8 a.m. and back inside no later than 8 p.m. On LSU football home game days, he is kept inside until it is time to load in to his trailer. If he does not load (it's up to him), he is let out into the habitat, and if it's a d...
Posted on O-T LoungeJump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Mike the Tiger - gguttner on 11/8/11 at 8:17 am
In 1981, pranksters cut the chain to the outer door and the lock to the inner cage door of the enclosure, releasing Mike. LSU police called Dr. Bivin around 1:00 a.m. to tell him that Mike was in the middle of North Stadium Drive. He wandered into the Bernie Moore Track Stadium, where Dr. Bivin shot...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: How Can We Get More Action From Mike VI? - gguttner on 9/15/11 at 9:10 am
For the record, in 2007 (Mike VI's first season), he attended all but the first game (we didn't bring him because it was a day game and too hot). In 2008, he only went to two games. In 2009, he went to every game but one (we didn't bring him because the field was too wet and his trailer would have d...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: How Can We Get More Action From Mike VI? - gguttner on 9/15/11 at 8:40 am
Mike's veterinary school caretakers let him go into his trailer at least once a day during the summer to get him used to it again. On game day, it is entirely up to him as to whether or not he goes into the trailer. If he does not load into the trailer, he will be let out into his enclosure for the ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (5)
re: SIAP: Check out this screenshot from NCAA 12 - gguttner on 9/6/11 at 10:38 am
Mike V and Mike VI have NEVER been sedated in order to get them to attend LSU home games, and Mike VI never will be. His veterinarian has repeatedly stated this, and the fact that Mike VI missed all but two games his second season and missed two games last season attests to it. We will never force h...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (6)
re: Picture of Mike VI as a cub? - gguttner on 3/3/11 at 10:16 am
Mike V was introduced to LSU at a basketball game when he was four-months-old. The photos is in the book, "Mike the Tiger: The Roar of LSU" by Drs. David Baker and Sheldon Bivin....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Disappointed in Mike (the tiger) - gguttner on 11/15/10 at 4:45 pm
I'm sorry that you weren't able to see Mike last Saturday. As an LSU fan, I'm sure you know how important it is to all of his fans that he be a part of the excitement in Tiger Stadium on game day. However, as we've said many times, we will never force him to go to the games. His caretakers work with...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: ?????Mike the Tiger?????? - gguttner on 6/15/10 at 1:37 pm
I work at the veterinary school, and I went through the history of Mike the Tiger book. I didn't see a photo like the one that you described. Would you be willing to scan it and e-mail it to me at email@example.com? I'd love to show it to Mike's veterinarian....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (5)
Les Miles Reveals How Many Coaching Jobs He's Been Offered
Miles says he would love to get back into coaching.
LSU's Bry'Kiethon Mouton Announces He Will Transfer
Mouton is a junior from Lafayette, La.
Photo: Dennis Johnson Goes In-Home With LSU OL/DL Commit Chasen Hines
Hines will be making his official visit to LSU this weekend.
Six LSU Players Were Absent From Practice On Thursday
Final practice of the week.
Photo: 2019 LSU OL Commit Kardell Thomas Was At LSU's Practice On Thursday
Thomas attends Southern Lab in Baton Rouge.
Photo: Ed Orgeron & Dennis Johnson Visited LSU Commit Dare Rosenthal
The coaches were in Ferriday, LA.
Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson Explains Why He Transferred To Michigan
"I’m really not one to jump ship."
Here's Victoria’s Secret Model Taylor Hill Doing Gymnastics
Merry, Merry Christmas.