Mike Tyson has opened up about the reason why he had to sell his beloved pet tiger, Kenya.

The former professional boxer paid a reported $55,000 to buy Kenya, who was by his side for 16 years, even staying in Tyson’s bedroom.

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However, Tyson was forced to give her up after she ripped somebody’s arm off.

Further evidence, which really shouldn’t be needed, that tigers are far better off in the wild than they are in somebody’s back garden.

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