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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger. They called the city on Monday and the major offender animal cruelty unit and animal shelter volunteers arrived on the scene. Authorities nicknamed the tiger “Tyson” after the movie “The Hangover.” Officials tell KHOU-TV the tiger was well fed, but the cage was secured by a nylon strap and screwdriver. Officials say it could… Read at AP News