The next Mike the Tiger will be crowned soon!
Photo by:, LSU Athletics Publications
Future Mike VI Moves into Habitat Saturday Morning
Text smallerText larger
Published: September 01, 2007, 12:00 AM (CT)
by (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, LSU’s tiger was released into the outside portion of his enclosure. “He has remained completely healthy during his quarantine period and has adjusted so well to life at LSU that he can be released early,” said Dr. David Baker, LSU’s attending veterinarian.

In a press conference held on Aug. 27, Baker stated that the tiger would need to be quarantined and acclimated for up to two weeks. Because the tiger has adjusted so well, he is now ready to enter the outer portion of his habitat. Beginning Sept. 1, he will be released each morning and brought back into his night house each evening.

Members of the media were invited to come to the tiger habitat on Saturday, Sept. 1, to take photographs of the tiger in his new home.

A ceremony to introduce the tiger as Mike VI will take place in the near future. Summer Gear
Flores MBA Program
Visit Baton Rouge

Spring/Summer 2015 Review:
- Feb. 4: National Signing Day | History
- Feb. 17-23: NFL Combine
- March 7 - April 18: Spring Practice
- March 19-20: Coaches' Clinic 
- March 27: LSU Pro Day | Look Back
- April 16: Student Appreciation Day | Look Back
- April 18: Spring Game | Look Back
- April 30 - May 2: NFL Draft | History
- July 16: SEC Media Day | Prospectus
- Aug. 16: Media Day | Fan Day (details TBA)
'15 Recruiting Questionnaire
Nick Brossette Family Fund
News | Archives
Rosters (Past and Present)
Coaching Staff
Game Notes
Statistics (1965 - Present)
Photo Galleries
SEC Standings
AP | CoachesCFP | Harris
Archives: AP | Coaches | CFP/BCS
ICA Digital Magazine Summer Gear