Castro, the Sumatran tiger at Sacramento Zoo, was euthanized Wednesday, when his medical condition worsened. He spent most of his life in Sacramento and was recently suffering from lymphoma. He was 16
1/2
 years old when he died, old when it comes to Sumatran tigers, exceeding his life expectancy. The keepers and veterinarians who cared for him recalled Castro as an incredible tiger but like most cats, he did things on his terms.
Castro, the Sumatran tiger at Sacramento Zoo, was euthanized Wednesday, when his medical condition worsened. He spent most of his life in Sacramento and was recently suffering from lymphoma. He was 16 1/2 years old when he died, old when it comes to Sumatran tigers, exceeding his life expectancy. The keepers and veterinarians who cared for him recalled Castro as an incredible tiger but like most cats, he did things on his terms. Mike Owyang
Castro, the Sumatran tiger at Sacramento Zoo, was euthanized Wednesday, when his medical condition worsened. He spent most of his life in Sacramento and was recently suffering from lymphoma. He was 16 1/2 years old when he died, old when it comes to Sumatran tigers, exceeding his life expectancy. The keepers and veterinarians who cared for him recalled Castro as an incredible tiger but like most cats, he did things on his terms. Mike Owyang

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October 30, 2014 8:49 AM

Sacramento Zoo’s beloved tiger dies

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