Three Clouded Leopards Born at Nashville Zoo
Published on December 12, 2013
Peekaboo! Can you spot the clouded leopard cubs in this pile of animals?
At 7 weeks, the cubs got to go outside for the first time at the Nashville Zoo. While they were out there, they were surprised with stuffed animals donated by friends of the zoo. And they weren’t shy about jumping right in to play with them.
The zoo welcomed two litters of the endangered cubs on March 26. Mom Jing Jai gave birth to one female cub, while Baylie gave birth to one male and one female, according to Zooborns.
All three of the cats are being hand-raised by animal care staff at the zoo.
The species is considered endangered due to deforestation, poaching and pet trade.