Columbus zoo tiger ‘Chewy’ turns 1

POWELL, Ohio (WCMH) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium celebrated a very special birthday for a tiger cub born at the zoo a year ago.

Chewbacca or “Chewy” as zoo staff call him, turned one on Thursday. Chewy is one of three cubs that were born at the zoo last year.

Zoo staff celebrated his birthday by giving him a giant box to tear apart.

Chewy the Amur tiger visited NBC4 in August 2015chewy 2Chewy visited NBC4 in August when he was much smaller.

Zoo visitors can see Chewy in Asia Quest.

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