NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two playful snow leopard cubs are making their debut at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo.
They’re the first snow leopard cubs ever born at the zoo.READ MORE: Got An Ant Problem? Expert Explains Reasons For Recent Surge And Offers Prevention Tips
They currently weigh in at about 30 pounds each, but are expected to grow to 65-120 pounds.
The male and female cubs are living with their mother Zoe at the Central Park Zoo. Their father, Askai, isn’t far away – he’s at the Bronx Zoo.
It’s the second snow leopard birth at a WCS zoo this year. Just last month, a cub born at the Bronx Zoo was introduced to the public.READ MORE: Connecticut Becomes 19th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Only 3,500-6,500 snow leopards are believed to be alive in the wild.
For more information, visit centralparkzoo.com.
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