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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Best. Day. Ever.

I was at the zoo today when the news broke. I was wrong when I wrote last month that Melati the Sumatran tiger was pregnant. She had already given birth, to three cubs.


The babies were born on 3rd February. They are not yet on show. However, as those who have the concentration of a gnat wandered away, I continued to watch Jae Jae over by the gate, where Melati joined him from the other side. Then she walked way - with a cub in tow! I was the first visitor - almost the first person - to see a cub in the flesh! I squealed, and people reappeared, one with a powerful camera with which she took a movie. She promised to try and send it to me if the file isn't too big. Jae Jae had already thrilled us with his athletic feats and his beauty.

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And for those interested in meeting the neighbours from hell:


judith said...

I hope they look after them properly this time....

JoJo said...

Oh my goodness aren't they ADORABLE?!?!?!?? Three cubs! That's so great!!!

val said...

Couldn't agree more. With both comments!

Eliza said...

I thought of you when I saw the news! So glad you got to see one in the flesh...promise to keep us updated regularly??

val said...

No, no, Eliza, of course I won't. Oh, all right then...

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