'Siegfried & Roy' White Tiger That Attacked Roy Horn Dies at 17

March 26, 2014 3:46 PM

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The white tiger that gravely injured Roy Horn, the latter half of illusionist duo Siegfried and Roy, on a Las Vegas stage more than a decade ago has died. The 17-year-old animal suffered a “short illness,” though no further details were provided.

Siegfried and Roy released a statement late Tuesday stating the tiger, Mantecore, died March 19. He was at the low end of a captive tiger’s life-span range of 15 to 25 years.

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