Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 07/26/2013 10:55 AM | Comments: 0
Remember those two snow leopard cubs that were born at the Assiniboine Park Zoo last month?
You won’t soon forget them after looking at these pictures.
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy announced the neo-natal examinations of the two male cubs have been completed and both are healthy. The adorable cubs were born in the early hours of June 29 and were given a few weeks off-exhibit to bond with their mother and to receive proper veterinary care.
Zoo officials say it will be at least another month before the three-week-old cubs are ready for their public debut.
"Both cubs are doing exceptionally well and growing more and more each day," Gary Lunsford, acting director of zoological operations at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, said in a statement. "We expect that within the next few weeks they’ll start exploring on their own, at which point we’ll be able to announce a date for their public debut."
The proud parents, Batu and Henry James, are also doing well.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
'Take a breath, boil some water'
Rally to highlight 17-year boil water advisory in Shoal lake
Bomber GM gambles on development with Watson trade
Winnipeg radio stations lay off four on-air personalities
MS Society to announce clinical trials for stem cell treatment
$1-M boost for Eureka
Garden City residents feeling the power again
Taxi driver acquitted of sexual assault
WAA reports record year for passengers at airport
Day to promote awareness of mental health raises $6M
Selkirk RCMP arrest four following commercial robberies
Noël Coward: Renaissance man about town
Gear up for blast of traditional January weather
Charles Townes, who helped invent now-ubiquitous laser, dies
CRTC nixes ad substitution during Super Bowl
'The Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dies at age 77
'Are you kidding me?'
A Happy Light just isn't enough
Coward comedy's flights of fancy don't quite get off the ground in well-meaning production
Meet Coco: potentially China's next Li Na
British series examines dark side of life above the Arctic Circle
Mordecai Richler's widow 'dubious' about honour
Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation
Gorbachev warns of military conflict between Russia, West
Bombers trade Watson for Bastien, higher draft pick
Inquest: Sydney cafe hostage killed by police bullet
Measles outbreak with Disney park origins grows to 95 cases