The money came from Pamela Hope Kochiss-Werth, a supporter of the zoo.
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The funds from the donation will be used to create a new, more spacious habitat for two tiger cubs.
The breed is considered to be extremely endangered.
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In fact, those tiger cubs turned one year old on Sunday.
Talk about a great birthday present!