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White Tigers Still on Public Display at Mirage?

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by M_ILIS, Mar 15, 2013.

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  1. M_ILIS

    M_ILIS High-Roller

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    I know you can pay to go to the White Tigers and Dolphin Encounter, but I'm curious if the Mirage still has the white tiger exhibit right inside the hotel at the end of the moving walkway. I haven't been inside the Mirage for many years.

    Thanks!
     
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    Corinne Low-Roller

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    Unfortunately not, they went a few years ago. The lions at MGM are also gone. Things change fast in Vegas.

    Corinne
     
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    M_ILIS High-Roller

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    Thank you. I sort of figured that was the case with no more Siegfried & Roy shows. Then again, I thought maybe that gift shop right outside might have kept it open simply due to profits from stuffed animal sales. Glad to know before I made an effort to go see 'em again.
     
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    The Mirage Secret Garden was one of the most depressing things I've done in vegas. The animal cages looked cramped and dingy. Total buzz kill.
     
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    While it is wonderful to see these beautiful animals in person, it is heartbreaking to think of these majestic creatures confined for life when they are supposed to be free range creatures, even if they are given the best of care, food and health care. It is like stopping at the animal shelter and looking at all those sad eyes looking at you, kind of begging you to take them away and give then a loving home!

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    I think these animals are only in the cage on display for a limited time and are rotated with other animals. I have no idea the conditions they have where they actually live though. Also the place is only open during the day, and they are nocturnal, so they wouldnt be doing much during the day anyway. I would hope they are brought back to the area with much more room for them to run around at night.
     
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    I still have my program from a S & R show at the Frontier Hotel in 1983. In fact, i'm doing my spring cleaning now and finding things in my closets from Vegas going back when i was a baby in the old Imperial 400 motel from 1966 complete with pics.
     
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    Mirage is getting a tidal wave of negative feedback for their use of captive animals, especially the dolphins, on their Facebook page in recent months.
     
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    You can watch the people at BLT instead right inside Mirage...motorized walkway is gone also..
     
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    I'm still bummed they took the lions out at MGM, it was such a cool exhibit even though I've seen it a million times.
     
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    Just wait, there will be some people complaining about how the Mirage is stuffing all those human beings with burgers. Or those decadent deserts across the way at the deli.

    Some people just love to complain.
     
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