Bengal tiger cub found in New Mexico by police responding to shooting | USA TODAY

While responding to reports of a shooting, New Mexico officers followed a trail of blood into a nearby trailer and found a Bengal tiger cub.

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Officers from the Albuquerque Police Department responded to a shooting in Southeast Albuquerque outside of a convenience store. According to police, the shooting victim was standing outside and was hit by a stray bullet.

While at the scene, officers heard another shot from a mobile home and made their way towards it. While there, officers noticed a trail of blood and followed it to a nearby trailer with an unlocked door.

Inside, police found a Bengal tiger cub inside a dog crate.

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