MIAMI -- A high school is facing backlash after bringing a live tiger to its "king of the jungle" themed prom.

  • High school in Miami had live tiger on display at prom.
  • Event received backlash on social media.
  • School principal responded saying they will evaluate policies and procedures when planning events.

A video showed the caged tiger was among several animals on display alongside fire dancers.

Marie-Christine Castellanos, whose brother was at the prom, took to social media to criticize the event, which she called "shameful."

The school's principal responded in a statement by saying "Moving forward, we will evaluate our current policies and procedures in the planning and management of school events, including the impact these events have on others."