by: Ryan Broderick 
July 25, 2013 

Nikki is 235-pound Siberian tiger that was having her physical last week.

Nikki is 235-pound Siberian tiger that was having her physical last week.

When Nikki went under the gas the Oregon Zoobrought in a dozen children who were all visually-impaired, and a few who were completely blind.

When Nikki went under the gas the Oregon Zoo brought in a dozen children who were all visually-impaired, and a few who were completely blind.

According to The Wall Street Journal, a lot of the children were surprised at how rough Nikki’s fur was.

According to The Wall Street Journal , a lot of the children were surprised at how rough Nikki's fur was.

Ten-year-old Zoe Christian-Parker said Nikki’s paws smelled like sweaty feet.

Ten-year-old Zoe Christian-Parker said Nikki's paws smelled like sweaty feet.

Programs like this allow visually-impaired children to learn more about animals.

Programs like this allow visually-impaired children to learn more about animals.

But it also lets the children socialize with other children with similar disabilities.

But it also lets the children socialize with other children with similar disabilities.

And Nikki gets a nice check-up out of it.

And Nikki gets a nice check-up out of it.
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