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Tiger's Spirit Remains with Us :: Remembering War Eagle VI

Famed golden eagle Tiger, a symbol of the Auburn University spirit for nearly 30 years, died June 18, 2014. At 34, she was believed to be among the oldest golden eagles in captivity.

On Aug. 31, 2000, Tiger, who was also known as War Eagle VI, was the first eagle to fly free in Jordan-Hare Stadium. For seven years, she flew at home football games and was retired following her 2006 flight at the Auburn-Georgia game.

Tiger dazzled a television audience numbering in the billions at the Opening Ceremony of the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics. In addition to her flight, she also made an appearance on NBC’s Today Show the next morning.

Read more and see more photos at Auburn OCM.


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