Felix tiger

Nashville Zoo welcomes its newest tiger, Felix.


The Nashville Zoo is welcoming its newest permanent resident, Felix!

Felix is a 3-year-old, 236 pound male Sumatran tiger. He was born at the Jacksonville Zoo in Florida and has since lived at the Greensboro Science Center in North Carolina.

“Nashville Zoo has been selected by the AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) to be a breeding location for this critically endangered species,” Rick Schwartz, Nashville Zoo’s President and CEO, said. “He’s a beautiful animal and we are thrilled to introduce him to Nashville and give guests an opportunity to see him and learn all about his importance in tiger conservation.”

The whole article was published by WSMV.com on March 11, 2021.