On Monday, the official said that the tiger, abandoned in a tiger female, was abandoned at home in Houston.
An anonymous typer discovered a thousand pound tiger illegally kept in a residential home, according to KTRK-TV Houston.
The main criminals from Houston Department of Cruelty of farm animals responded to this situation – we read in the report.
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The cage in which the animal was kept was not big enough or strong enough to contain a tiger, the station said.
"A pretty little cage inside, basically a garage in a house that did not look as if it was in the best shape, so it was important that we release it from this situation," said Lara Cottingham from Houston. NBC Houston.
The tiger was pacified and taken to BARC Houston, an urban organization dealing with humanitarian care of animals, NBC Houston and Fox 26 Houston reported. BARC now makes contact with nature reserves to find a tiger at home. The Houston police are investigating who may be the owner of the animal.
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"Less than 3,500 tigers from all tiger subspecies remain today in the wild state, according to the Tigris Protection Campaign." The Malayan tigers living on the Malay Peninsula are critically endangered by an estimated population of 300 remaining at liberty, "the Houston Zoo, which had no possibility for an abandoned tiger, said in a statement to NBC Houston.