Posted May 15, 2013

CONFIRMED: Mike the Tiger does not tweet

Dangerous Mascots, LSU Tigers
Mike the Tiger is seen here pondering all the chill Instagrams he'd be taking if only he had opposable thumbs. (AP)

Mike the Tiger is seen here pondering all the chill Instagrams he’d be taking if only he had opposable thumbs. (AP)

By Holly Anderson

LSU blog And The Valley Shook has an interview up with Ginger Guttner, director of public relations for the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, concerning life with Mike the Tiger. The whole thing is worth a read, but we know what you’re thinking:

So he doesn’t actually do the tweeting himself?

No, Mike’s not able to tweet himself. While he does have wifi in the habitat, I don’t think any computer we would give him would survive.

That clears that up. Read on.

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