Private ownership of tigers is a health health hazard. Too often tigers escape flimsy cages and maul human children. Let alone all the suffering caused to the tigers.
Hybrid breeding including ligers, a cross between a lion and tiger leads to additional pain and suffering. The nationalgeographic article is sad, but you can act now by signing the below petition.
Abolish ownership of any wild animal. Escobar thought owning hippos was cool - now they are a major problem there.