• Riley and Hope, the pair of tigers sent to the Baghdad Zoo from the Conservators' Center in North Carolina, relax in their new enclosure in Iraq Aug. 8.  Riley and Hope will entertain more than 10,000 visitors to the zoo every weekend and 2,000 to 3,000 on weekdays.  Attendance is up by more than 300 percent from 2007, according to the Zoo's director.

    Tigers at Baghdad Zoo

    Riley and Hope, the pair of tigers sent to the Baghdad Zoo from the Conservators' Center in North Carolina, relax in their new enclosure in Iraq Aug. 8. Riley and Hope will entertain more than 10,000 visitors to the zoo every weekend and 2,000 to...

  • Riley, one of two tigers donated to the Baghdad Zoo by the Conservators' Center in North Carolina, paces his new enclosure at the Baghdad Zoo Aug. 8.  Riley, and his breeding partner Hope, arrived in Baghdad on Monday in good health and have settled in comfortably to their new homes, according to the Zoo's director.

    Tigers at Baghdad Zoo

    Riley, one of two tigers donated to the Baghdad Zoo by the Conservators' Center in North Carolina, paces his new enclosure at the Baghdad Zoo Aug. 8. Riley, and his breeding partner Hope, arrived in Baghdad on Monday in good health and have settled in...

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