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19-Year-Old Tiger Dies at the National Zoo

The National Zoo put down 19-year-old Sumatran tiger Soyono this morning, after the tiger fought a month-long battle with spinal degeneration. While much of the zoo's announcement is a nice remembrance of the tiger, one part, about Soyono's contribution to her struggling species, stands out:
Because her mother was wild-caught, Soy’s genes were not well-represented in [...]