The Truth About Tigers

The Truth About Tigers

by Michelle Higdon Jacen and his mom walked down the path at the zoo, drinking Slurpees. “Mom,” Jacen pointed to a cage ahead of them, “I wanna go see the tigers! They’re so cool, Mom.” His mom grinned. “Okay. Why don’t you go ahead and take a look? There’s a zookeeper up there, too. Maybe she’ll tell you some interesting things about tigers.” “Awesome!” Jacen took off running, holding his Slurpee in one hand. When he reached the tiger habitat, he stopped and leaned on the railing. Two white Siberian tigers rested on the grass, their heads lying on their big paws. A lady zookeeper stood in front of the display that told all about the tigers. She was talking to a group of kids and Jacen listened, hoping to learn something new about...

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