Pride of the zoo: New lion cubs

Tajiri, the 4-year-old first-time mother, feeds her cubs.
Tajiri, the 4-year-old first-time mother, feeds her cubs. (Philadelphia Zoo)
Posted: July 09, 2014

Four lion cubs were born in the Philadelphia Zoo on Thursday, June 26, the zoo announced Monday, making them the first lions born there in nearly two decades.

The new cubs will not be available for viewing for about three months. Tajiri, the 4-year-old first-time mother, will remain with then for the duration and be monitored via video cameras.

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