MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — If you were driving on I-270 recently and saw a white tiger, no, you’re not crazy.

It was made of porcelain, but that didn’t stop it from startling some drivers.

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Police in Montgomery County say on Saturday morning, they received a call from a driver who reported seeing the tiger near Montrose Road.

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Montgomery County Police officer Daniels strapped the tiger into his back seat and brought it to the station.

How and why the tiger ended up there is still a mystery, but Daniels said you can see slight damage on its face. He guessed the tiger fell off a truck.

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So far, no one has called to claim it, but not to worry, he has since been adopted by the station and now has a new perch where police say he is sure to only interrupt foot traffic.

CBS Baltimore Staff