Ex-Auburn mascot has eye surgery to improve vision

Auburn University officials say a golden eagle, once used as a mascot on football game days, has better vision now after a recent surgery to remove a cataract from its right eye.{} 33 year old Tiger, also know as War Eagle VI, is recovering well after having the procedure performed at the Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine in December 2012.{} One of the first of Auburn's eagles to fly as its football stadium, Tiger had been on campus since 1986.{} Tiger made her final stadium flight in 2006 and has since been used in educational programs.