DALLAS – Sanitation crews in Dallas made a shocking discovery after they received a call about a dead animal on Christmas Eve.
An adult tiger was found dead when the crews searched a wooded area near Interstate 35E and Overton Road. A city spokesperson said the tiger has been shot several times.
The animal, which was declawed and wearing a collar, was taken to the Dallas Zoo.
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and the United States Department of Agriculture are investigating the incident and searching for the owner of the tiger.