This image taken from video shows Sumatran tiger Asim at London Zoo on January 30. Asim was recently transferred to London from a Danish safari park to serve as a new mate for female resident tiger Melati, but he killed her at their first meeting. Photo: London Zoo via AP

London zookeepers in shock after rare Sumatran tiger Asim kills his prospective mate Melati at first meeting

  • Handlers tried in vain to separate the two, but could not prevent the fatal mauling of 10-year-old Melati
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This image taken from video shows Sumatran tiger Asim at London Zoo on January 30. Asim was recently transferred to London from a Danish safari park to serve as a new mate for female resident tiger Melati, but he killed her at their first meeting. Photo: London Zoo via AP
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