Anyone keeping tigers outdoors northern/colder area year round

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Looking for advice on building a year round outdoor enclosure for tigers. I have questions about what type of materials were
used, and depth of substrate. Last thing I want to do is create tiger popsicles. I have done a fair amount of reading but become
nervouse I am going to kill them. Any experience would be appreciated.
 

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I don't keep tigers, and I'll let someone else weigh in on their cold-hardiness, but I can give you general advice on protecting your tanks/enclosures from temperature extremes.

I looked up the climate in your area:

Monthly Averages for Pepperell, MA (01463) - weather.com

Your winters are a bit colder than what we get here, and your summers are a bit hotter, but the same basic techniques should still apply.

I decided to make a separate thread out of my answer, and you can read it here:

http://www.caudata.org/forum/f1173-...ures/84208-weatherproofing-outdoor-tanks.html
 

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Thats pretty cool! I researching how deep the substrate needs to be.
 
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