Tiger found wandering loose in Conroe neighborhood

CONROE, TX (KTRK) -- The Conroe Police Department is trying to find the owner after a tiger was found wandering loose.

Police got a report just before noon Thursday of the tiger wandering Coral Cove Pass near Longmire and League Line.
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Animal control officers were able to locate and capture the animal.

"Her name is Nala. She's very nice. She's a 4-5 month old tiger," said a man who identified himself only as Cody.

Cody saw the news about the tiger found roaming a north Conroe neighborhood and called Eyewitness News claiming it's his -- sort of. He says her ownership is up in the air.

"We dropped her off at a friend's and I don't really know how she got out," Cody said.

Authorities are now are asking for assistance in locating the owner. The female tiger has a collar and a leash. Anyone with any information regarding the owner of the young, female tiger is asked to contact the Conroe Police Department at 936-522-3200.

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