[Ads-l] "Niger" or "Niger"?

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Oct 23 14:09:17 EDT 2017


I've heard more than once that there are more captive tigers in the U.S. than there are wild ones in South Asia.

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> BTW, the only tigers in Africa in 1887 would have been imported from Asia, where they live.
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> So it's just as conceivable that the incident occurred in Africa as anywhere else outside of Asia, as long as the tiger had been imported
> (perhaps escaped from a circus).
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> One mustn't assume.
> 
> Which is more likely in 1887 - a Nigerien in Asia or a tiger in Africa.
> 
> Hmmm.....
> 
> JL


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