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'Bala' the Bengal tiger passes away at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Posted at 12:15 PM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 12:15:41-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Bala, a 13-year-old Bengal tiger, passed away Tuesday at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

The tiger was known for her unique coloring. The theme park posted the news to social media saying, "We are saddened to share the loss of Bala, a 13-year old Bengal tiger. Bala was loved by her care team and the guests who visited Jungala. She will be dearly missed."

Bala lived at the park with her brother, Buhtan, since 2007.