Tiger, Alligator Getting New Homes After Attack
A pet tiger rescued from a Manhattan apartment after biting its owner will have a new home at an Ohio sanctuary, authorities said.
An alligator also recovered from the apartment was to be sent to an Indiana preserve while its owner recovered from wounds from the 400-pound cat.
Antoine Yates, 31, was released from a hospital in Philadelphia. New York City police took him into custody to face charges of reckless endangerment.
Yates told Philadelphia TV station KYW that the tiger tore his leg open “down to the bone.”