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Snow leopard cubs make their debut at Woodland Park Zoo

August 27th, 2012 · No Comments

The two surviving snow leopard cubs finally made their public debut at Woodland Park Zoo on Saturday.

Shanti and Asha in their exhibit in Australasia. Photo by Ryan Hawk, Woodland Park Zoo.

On Saturday we saw a long line of kids and adults waiting to see the cubs, who were born in May and underwent eye surgeries to correct eyelid birth defects. Both cubs are blind in their right eye. The third cub was euthanized in June because of severe heart defects.

Shanti and Asha will be on display from 12-3 p.m. daily as they get acclimated to their new outdoor surroundings. But you can see photos and videos any time on the zoo’s blog.

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