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Tiger hairball to be on display at Ripley's Believe It or Not
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Remember that giant four-pound hairball that had to be surgically removed from a tiger?

It will soon be on display at a Ripley's Believe It or Not attraction, most likely their Panama City location.

Ty the tiger -- who is owned by Vernon Yates with the not-for-profit Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Inc. -- was taken to a specialist earlier this month after the 400-pound jungle cat stopped eating for nearly two weeks. 

A doctor performed an ultrasound and took X-rays before
using a scope with a camera to discover the blockage was a basketball-sized hairball.

Surgery to remove the hairball was a success, and Ty is recovering.

Yates says he decided to donate the massive hairball to the world-famous museum of oddities.

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