“He was petting the tiger and talking sweetly to it in a baby voice while he was dressing the deer. The tiger was licking him,” Tom Elbert said. “This tiger appeared to be his pet. Not appeared, the tiger was clearly this man’s pet.”
Update: As some, many or most hunters likely noticed, the deer in the picture is not native to North America. The story is fake:
From ID Fish and Game:
We do not have an officer by this name. We do not have any reports nor are encouraging folks to stay away from this area because of a tiger.