Make a splash: Swim with tigers
Florida zoo's most popular attraction
- Duration 4:12
- Date Oct 18, 2012
Florida zoo's most popular attraction
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I was -- with the dolphins just doesn't cut it anymore and you -- yourself I don't wanna swim alone.
We have a better idea.
Swim with the tiger that is it would California is now offering a Siberian tiger okay -- And then having a big splash over in Dade County Florida do this right now to talk about this is the trader -- -- -- cities wild things do.
Randy -- this year with a tight -- it's a wet suit but -- importantly he's got Tony the Tiger.
We have got Tony the Tiger here it is spectacular -- out of Florida we -- anything California.
We have -- -- 200 -- much better facility.
The Tony here's just a fraction of that -- Minutes yep we now.
Outside kids doing headed dog vaccine have in a 103 years older sexy coming.
-- well -- tigers can swim they got webbed feet below.
Excellent not just America that would mean except -- -- their odd -- when they spoke with -- front bags of Baghdad that might have Ryder.
And we bring a man this is actually part of their natural training that this is something we begin with or without hitting count -- -- ready so let's get -- -- there there are so that is a tiger like this is we have got your.
That -- -- that this run in the wild.
And then while I'm known to -- up to five not to hear how important the handover.
Now -- how much does he -- There's only about fifteen pounds right now.
Fifteen pounds and -- what is the cut off lately signal was willing would be by the state of Florida sent to their forty pounds of code and interact with them here in New York -- public actually he'd even touch them right I'm not a resident touching the New York guy yeah.
Defect to another state I could -- his state by state regulation.
It's probably more dangerous to take the subway into petted tiger but I don't wanna -- yes they've been telling -- did pilots -- you get in the water yeah.
You get in the water and -- put him in the water as I mentioned he's gonna keep swimming.
Reason being they cannot they give it Darknet to keep moving its what is -- -- swim leverage here I'll bring him back.
And we didn't use the water here and they'll reset periods we can at what he does not letting this thing about it.
So it is to call quality golf this kind of cold for a he's getting a little worried you Paula to order.
Cameras up -- of them look at him he went out.
-- -- -- That's nice.
-- he could actually stay afloat doesn't think he's actually on the ground yeah the -- really not good enough for and actually -- this kind of waiting around.
It -- checking out on the camera eyes honest intentions not you can.
People I mean at this stage is -- like people.
Does he balked at a young age he has been not introduce to you people that's part of lobby in the towners as how we get to interact with them when they're full ground side.
Now how about this how does a tiger -- hello good to get over here.
How does -- tiger interact with the real live crocodile.
I don't know it is Elizabeth navigator and we are from the sunshine state and haven't he met him to come there it's he's not afraid it's -- a proud of that.
I'm not good you can handle -- but what about me what is this a loose.
Can you handle a moose and does not.
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And the last one is the horse kitty swim with a horse.
Yeah I think in some of the horse -- -- try to put a moment.
Everyone Julian -- does nothing cuter than a tiger happy that she that a guy.
In this isn't doing how we -- raised the awareness as well because a portion of our counter -- to get to our own endangers the conservation fine.
And so by coming out and support our -- most relaxed type facilities so Tony what state you're alive and well we got to help him -- in the wound up president right.
-- will we come back we let -- loose in New York we try to find a.
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Huge crowd we -- let me tell you the tiger gets the biggest threat.
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