Rare Malayan Tiger Cub Born in Tampa Zoo

Published date on October 4, 2016

This content was first published 60 days ago or more

If the content you’re seeing offers hotel stays or tickets, it’s possible that such an offer may no longer be valid. Click here so we can provide you with the best available offer for you to enjoy the best of Orlando at the best prices.

Lowry Park Zoo officials said Tuesday that its first cub was born on Sept. 11, adding that the baby is being cared for in a den out of sight from visitors. The zoo also released a video of the baby tiger nursing with its mama Bzui (Ba-ZOO-ee).

The zoo said in a news release there are only 250 Malayan tigers left in the wild and that they are proud to be working to preserve the species, which faces growing threats in the wild.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature says the Malayan tigers are critically endangered — one step away from becoming extinct.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that adult male Malayan tigers weigh about 260 pounds, and females weigh about 220.

¡Descuentos Excepcionales y Servicio en Español!

¡Obtén nuestra oferta especial actual en estancias de hotel y tickets para los parques temáticos de Orlando! Contamos con atención en español y paquetes diseñados para la comunidad hispana. Haz clic para llamar e informarte sobre descuentos excepcionales.

tel:(877)-827-0526

Grab Our Newest Deal on Orlando Theme Park Tickets and Hotel Reservations! Click to Call Now and Discover Exclusive Discounts (tel:(877)-558-1137)!

via orlando sentinel.com

https://twitter.com/MagicalGetaway/status/783361667614801920

Author