Friday, July 27, 2012
I am sooooooooooo excited to finally be able to announce that we have 4 tiger cubs at the zoo! They were born June 24th, so are just a month old. First-time big cat moms are notorious for being bad mothers so we wanted to make sure everything was fine before a public announcement was made. Fortunately, Kyra has been an excellent mom and the cubs appear to be doing well. I am extremely lucky and get to work with the tigers every day. I've watched the cubs go from blind and completely helpless, to opening their eyes at 2 weeks old, to scooting around on their bellies, to now starting to push up and actually walk on their legs. It's been a very exciting month. It will probably be several more weeks before the cubs are steady and sturdy enough to go outside on exhibit.