Edinburgh Zoo reveals genders of newest lion cubs
The lion cubs were born in August.
Edinburgh Zoo have revealed their newest arrivals are two boys and a girl.
The trio of lion cubs were born in August and have just started exploring the outside world, according to the zoo.
During a health check last week, vets at the Edinburgh attraction were able to find out the sex of the cats.
Names are expected to be announced for the youngsters in the coming weeks.
🦁😍 Our ten-week old Asiatic #lioncubs had their first health check last week.— Edinburgh Zoo (@EdinburghZoo) October 24, 2019
We discovered Roberta and Jayendra are the proud parents of one girl and two boys!
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Indoor viewing of the animals is still restricted to allow the family to rest.
Mum Roberta and dad Jayendra were selected for pairing through the European Endangered Species Programme, due to their genetic characteristics.