By Ryan McColloughThe Texas Zoo has named its new Siberian Bear after his maternal grandfather.
The Siberian Bear cub, named Jody, was born on June 13.
Jody is named after his paternal grandfather, David Jody.
David, a veterinarian, was a member of the Texas Rangers and was involved in the discovery of the Siberian Bear in 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer, three children and two great-grandchildren.
He will be named as David J.J.
Jenny and his daughter, Jody Jr., are from Wichita, Kansas.
The family has a house in San Antonio and lives in a ranch home near the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.