Four potential tiger cub names up for public vote

Four potential tiger cub names up for public vote

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

. 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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