01:29 PM EDT 07/10/2016
Originally posted 03/25/2014 10:45PM
Montecore, the white tiger that left famed Las Vegas illusionist Roy Horn disabled, has died at age 17.
Originally posted 10/07/2013 07:00AM
It was 10 years ago that Roy Horn of the celebrated duo Siegfried and Roy stood on the Las Vegas stage. Suddenly, he was no longer standing.
Instead, he was being hauled off the stage in the mouth of a white tiger named Montecore.
While many assumed at the time that his death was a foregone conclusion, especially considering he went "code blue" three times that night and 25 percent of skull had to be removed, Horn lived to tell his story.
But how is he doing a decade after that horrific accident?
Originally posted 10/13/2005 04:00PM
A former security guard for Roy Horn has filed a lawsuit alleging that the entertainer's partner, Siegfried Fischbacher, gave Horn excess medication during his recovery from a near-fatal tiger mauling.
Originally posted 06/20/2005 08:00AM
Las Vegas star Roy Horn – of Siegfried & Roy – has checked into a German rehabilitation facility, 18 months after his near-fatal tiger mauling that left him partially paralyzed.
Originally posted 11/03/2004 08:00AM
Police have taken into custody a former Oakland Raiders place-kicker as part of their investigation into a Sept. 21 drive-by shooting at the Las Vegas home of Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn.
Originally posted 10/07/2004 08:30AM
Police are looking for a former Oakland Raiders place-kicker as part of their investigation into a Sept. 21 drive-by shooting at the Las Vegas home of Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn.
Originally posted 10/05/2004 08:45AM
A gunman opened fire on the Las Vegas home of Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn on Sept. 21, shouting that the entertainers should get out of the country, police in the gaming capital said on Monday.
Originally posted 09/16/2004 06:00AM
Here's the main thing: Even though a 600-lb. white tiger tore into his neck, punctured arteries and dragged him half-conscious across a stage in front of a live audience, legendary Las Vegas performer Roy Horn is adamant that the animal, named Montecore, never meant to hurt him. All those stories, all those headlines, he says, got it wrong. "Montecore," he insists, "saved my life."
Originally posted 09/15/2004 08:00AM
In an NBC special set to air Wednesday, Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy speaks out about his Oct. 3, 2003, onstage clash with a 600-pound white tiger that nearly mauled him to death.
Originally posted 08/13/2004 03:00PM
Roy Horn, of the Las Vegas duo Siegfried & Roy, appears to have taken another step on the road to recovery.
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