Billy Ray Cyrus to visit tiger at Pittsburgh zoo

Billy Ray Cyrus to visit tiger at Pittsburgh zoo

The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH—Country music and television star Billy Ray Cyrus will roar into Pittsburgh, where he will meet his namesake tiger cub at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

The Siberian tiger cub, born on Mother’s Day, was named after Cyrus by donors who paid to name it in honor of a deceased family member who was a big fan of Cyrus.

Cyrus will visit the zoo on Thursday.

Billy Ray the tiger will likely grow up to be about 11 feet long and 450 pounds. There are an estimated 400 endangered Siberian tigers in the wild.


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