Ellen Trout Zoo gets Malayan Tiger
Big cat hails from Houston Zoo
Lufkin---The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; there's a new cat in town.
The Ellen Trout Zoo now has a Malayan Tiger.
The animal is named: Helen and is a 225 pound Malayan Tiger.
Helen is is part of The Species Survival Plan, a breeding program for rare animals.
Ellen Trout Zoo has a history of breeding tigers. Their Siberian male, Suntar, was born at the zoo in 1997.