Tiger found wandering streets of Texas suburb

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The Conroe Police Department is trying to find the owner after a tiger was found wandering loose.

A Texas police department tried to find an owner after a tiger was found wandering loose in Conroe, about 40 miles north of Houston.

Police got a report just before noon Thursday of the tiger wandering Coral Cove Pass near Longmire and League Line.

Animal control officers were able to locate and capture the animal.

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"Her name is Nala. She's very nice. She's a 4 to 5-month-old tiger," said a man who identified himself only as Cody.

Cody saw the news about the tiger found roaming a north Conroe neighborhood and called ABC7 sister station KRTK-TV claiming it is his -- sort of. He said her ownership is up in the air.

"We dropped her off at a friend's and I don't really know how she got out," Cody said.

Authorities asked for assistance in locating the owner. The female tiger has a collar and a leash.

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