LSU Tigers current tiger mascot Mike VI, "Roscoe", was born July 23, 2005, and came to LSU at he was two years old. He was donated to LSU by Great Cats of Indiana, a nonprofit sanctuary for big cats located in Idaville, IN. He was moved into his home, north of Tiger Stadium on Aug. 25, 2007. He was officially declared Mike VI at a ceremony held on Sept. 14, 2007 and debuted in Tiger Stadium on the evening of the Florida vs. LSU game on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007. He has served from 2007-present.