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Four potential tiger cub names up for public vote

The vote will extend to January 9th at 5 p.m. (Source: Baton Rouge Zoo) The vote will extend to January 9th at 5 p.m. (Source: Baton Rouge Zoo)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials with BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is asking the public to take part in the final round of naming its two 5-month-old tiger cubs.

Voting will take place from now until January 9th at 5 p.m. on the Zoo's official voting page at www.brzoo.org/namingcontest. Mail in votes can be submitted by submitting your vote to 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70807.

“We had hundreds of official entries submitted to the Zoo's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages,” said Phil Frost, Zoo Director. “It's fantastic to see this level of excitement about our cubs from the community and we hope our cubs will each get great names to start off the new year.”

The names up for vote are:

Darma (Meaning "Duty"in Malay)
Hadiah (Meaning "Gift" in Malay)
Berani (Meaning "Brave" in MalayKayu
Merah (Meaning "Red Stick" in Malay)

The top two names will be given to the two tiger cubs.

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