Rare white tiger diagnosed with cancer dies at zoo

Kathy Newton/Cincinnati Zoo via AP

In this undated photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo, Akere, a 21-year-old white tiger is shown in his living space at the zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio. Akere, who was recently diagnosed with non-treatable oral cancer, suffered with renal failure and had severe arthritis in his hips, had to be euthanized on Wednesday said a zoo spokeswoman.

CINCINNATI — Officials say a rare white tiger has died at the Cincinnati Zoo.