Cheetah Cubs on Display 

1 decade 1 year 8 months ago Thursday, April 26 2007 Apr 26, 2007 Thursday, April 26, 2007 1:48:52 PM CDT April 26, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Three cheetah cubs born at the St. Louis Zoo in November are on public display for the first time starting Wedneday. The cubs are scheduled to move into their new home at the River's Edge area of the zoo starting at 10 am. First-time mother Lucia has been raising the two females and one male in her maternity den and behind-the-scenes in a breeding area since their birth on November 10. This is the first litter of cheetah cubs born at the zoo since 1992. The cheetah is endangered throughout Africa. The zoo says that in the last century, the cheetah population, once 100,000 has declined to fewer than 12-,000 The zoo is open from 9 a-m to 5 p-m daily, and admission is free.

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