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Subject: [Leica] Santa Monica is oh so fine
From: sonc.hegr at (Sonny Carter)
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:39:18 -0500
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Interesting you should ask.   The Bengal Tiger holds a fascination for
Americans, I think because it is thought to be the fiercest cat.

Louisiana State University and Grambling State University in Louisiana
(historically an African-Amerian school) both portray the Tiger as their

The famous (to us) Joe Borough American footballer has graduated LSU and is
going to play for the Cincinnati Bengals.

We actually keep more captive tigers (about 5000) in the U.S. than live in
the wild. That's not a happy statistic from either point of view.  Many are
NOT in zoos.

We like our Tigers.

By the way, the awesome Jayanard image of a tiger at the water is now on
display in our Library Reference Department.  Our head of reference uses
"tigerprofessor" in her email address!


Sonny <>
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Oldest Permanent Settlement in the Louisiana Purchase


On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 12:29 AM Jayanand Govindaraj via LUG <
lug at> wrote:

> Why a tiger, which is an Asian animal? What does it have to do with the
> USA? Why not, say a puma, or even a jaguar?
> Cheers
> Jayanand
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 10:42 AM Richard Man <richard at>
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