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Man convicted of illegally owning tiger cub seen on YouTube


February 2, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man has been convicted of illegally owning a tiger cub that appeared in a video with controversial YouTube star Logan Paul.

Nicholas Perkins, 33, was placed on probation for three years, ordered to pay nearly $6,000 in fines and $52,000 in veterinary bills after the tiger was seized in November 2017, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said.

Perkins was also ordered to attend 16 hours of classes on animal cruelty and cooperate with any investigation into who bred and sold the tiger named Neil.

"We should never allow any animal to be exploited," F...

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