Tiger cub at Zootastic Park named in honor of fallen Mooresville officer

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Tiger Cub named after fallen Mooresville police officer (Photo: WBTV)

TROUTMAN, N.C. (WBTV) – A 7-week-old tiger cub, that was just introduced to the public last week, has officially been named after fallen Mooresville police officer Jordan Sheldon.

Scottie Brown with Zootastic Park in Troutman confirmed the park named the cub “Officer Sheldon.”

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The idea of naming the tiger cub after Officer Sheldon came up organically through family members who are friends with Sheldon’s fiancée, said Brown.

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