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Two tiny Malayan Tiger cubs opened their eyes last weekend at the San Diego Zoo. Born to mom, Mek Degong, the two week old cubs represent hope for a species that has been reduced to about 500 individuals from 3,000 in the 1800s. After this check-up, the cubs were returned to the birthing den, a cozy room filled with straw, where they will stay and nurse for the next two months.


San-Diego-Zoo-Malayan-Tiger-Cubs-2Photo credits: San Diego Zoo

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