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TIGER CAM STARS

 

 

Dear Tiger Friends,

Please enjoy seeing our tigers in their home at Ellen Trout Zoo. Tigers are solitary animals in the wild and we only put one tiger on exhibit at a time. These photos will help you know which tiger you are seeing on the camera. Tigers go on exhibit about 9:00am each morning and then are brought in for their evening meal at 5:00pm. During times of dangerous weather, i.e., a severe thunderstorm, tornado or hurricane, the tigers will be locked inside their night house for their safety and the safety of our visitors.

Ellen Trout Zoo wishes to say a big “THANK YOU” to Dunbar PACE first grade teachers Ann Goff, Kellye Marshall, and Connie Shriver for guiding five years of first grade students to the accomplishment of the purchase of this tiger cam. We look forward to sharing our tigers with everyone who is interested in these magnificent endangered cats.

 


 

Click here to view the Tiger Cam

 

 

House Name: Hana


Gender: Female
 

Subspecies: Malayan Tiger
 

Homerange: Southeast Asia (Hot and Humid Forests on the Malay Peninsula)
 

Birthday/Location: February 28, 2000 at the Cincinnati Zoo
 

Did you know? Hana lived at the Houston Zoo before coming to Lufkin on January 11, 2011.
Distinguishing Features: The stripes over her eyes look like "eyelashes." One large spot on nose with a few small spots. Malayan Tigers have bright orange, "slick" fur with well-defined stripes.

 
House Name: Baram

 

Gender: Male
 

Subspecies: Malayan Tiger

 

Homerange: Southeast Asia (Hot and Humid Forests on the Malay Peninsula)

 

Birthday/Location: June 10, 1999 at the San Diego Zoo

Did you know?  Baram lived at the Dallas Zoo before coming to Lufkin on March 22, 2005

Distinguishing Features: The stripe over his right eye looks like an "eyebrow."  He has a pink nose with no spots.  Malayan Tigers have bright orange, "slick" fur with well-defined stripes.