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Smuggled Bengal tiger cub gets new playmate at San Diego Zoo

The Bengal tiger cub that a California teenager bought on the streets of Tijuana and was seized when he tried to bring it into the United States has a new playmate at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. A Sumatran tiger cub was flown from the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, to join the other cub. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File)

The Bengal tiger cub that a California teenager bought on the streets of Tijuana and was seized when he tried to bring it into the United States has a new playmate at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. A Sumatran tiger cub was flown from the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, to join the other cub. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File)