HOUSTON – The Downtown Aquarium needs Houston’s help naming its new family member – a rescued male tiger cub!
A public contest just started, and the winner will receive a prize package including dinner for four at the Downtown Aquarium, four aquarium all-day passes, and a meet and greet with the tiger cub.
The cub was recently rescued from a home in San Antonio and has found its permanent home at the Downtown Aquarium within a temperature-regulated indoor exhibit and a state-of-the-art, 3,500-square-foot, multilevel outdoor habitat.
The contestant that picks out the purr-fect name will be announced as the winner via social media the week of May 25th. (last day to enter is May 23rd)
Here is some info about this adorable cub:
- He is a Bengal Tiger - native to Tropical Rainforests of India.
- He was a rescue from San Antonio.
- He is very playful & rambunctious!
- His favorite enrichment items are firehoses and cardboard boxes.
- He weighs about 65 pounds and will weigh up to 480!
- He is very intelligent.
Guests can enter the contest by entry form at the Downtown Aquarium, or online at https://promos.aquariumrestaurants.com/name-the-cub/.
Lauren Kelly will chat with Jim Prappas, Landry’s Director of Biology, more about this cutie on Houston Life this afternoon!