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The Lake Superior Zoo's tigers, Ussuri and Natasha, often rested together. Natasha, 19 years old, was euthanized this week because of chronic health problems. Records show she was the third-oldest Amur tiger in North America. (Courtesy of Lake Superior Zoo)

Duluth zoo says goodbye to Natasha, third-oldest Amur tiger in North America

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DULUTH - After zookeepers got a chance to say their goodbyes, the Lake Superior Zoo's female tiger, Natasha, was euthanized Tuesday. She was 19.

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The zoo's director of animal management, Peter Pruett, said the entire staff at the zoo was saddened by the loss.

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