11 Apr '11, 8pm

Kristin Bauer - 'True Blood' Star Fights To Free Captive Tiger In Louisiana (via @backtype)

Kristin Bauer - 'True Blood' Star Fights To Free Captive Tiger In Louisiana (via @backtype)

Tony the tiger (not the cereal mascot), has been living at a truck stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana for the past decade as a “tourist attraction.” The confinement is not only inhumane but also illegal, and this morning the ALDF filed a lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. “One of the big problems for me with zoos, circuses, and Tony, is that there are five or ten minutes when they are viewed, and someone is entertained— but the tiger has to live there his whole life, 24/7, 365 days a year,” said Bauer. “It’s incredibly, incredibly unfair. So it’s great to be able to bring more attention to it. I think these things only go on so long because they’re out of view.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/04/11/true-blood-star-fights...

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