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Illinois Man Brought His Tiger Into A Bar, Wants Everyone To Chill Out About It Already

By Joseph Erbentraut

A suburban Chicago man busted for bringing his tiger cub into a bar just doesn’t see what all the fuss is about.

John Basile, of Lockport, Ill., says he plans to fight misdemeanor charges of reckless conduct and possession of a dangerous animal. The wildlife rescuer put his 5-month-old tiger cub on a leash and took it for a walk, including a stop at Uncle Richie’s, a downtown bar in the southwest suburb, on Feb. 16.

Basile told Fox Chicago he brought the 45-pound tiger cub into the bar for 15 minutes to help promote an upcoming wildlife education event …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green