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July 25, 2017

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Florida's quote of the day

| 10/10/2012

"It's not like we're going to just throw you in the pool and say, 'here's the tiger.' "

--  Randy Stearns, president and head trainer at Dade City's Wild Things

A few weeks ago, a Florida company made headlines when it started to allow small alligators to take part in pool parties across the state.

But alligators, it turns out, are so September. Now Floridians are being given the chance to swim with tiger cubs, MyFoxTampaBay.com reported.

"Well, with any animal there's always a risk," said Randy Stearns, who is president and head trainer at Dade City's Wild Things. "It's not like we're going to just throw you in the pool and say, 'here's the tiger.' You're in there with at least one of the trainers actually in the water with you."

Read more at FOX News.

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