Remember the five lion cubs recently born at the Henry Doorly Zoo? They’re a month old now, and on Thursday zoo staff celebrated the milestone.
As part of the celebration, the lions were given meat-filled cupcakes. Students from nearby Bancroft Elementary also attended.
One month ago, five African lion cubs were born at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The zoo celebrated Thursday with meat cupcakes, candles and the singing of “Happy Birthday” by Bancroft kindergarteners. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD
Bancroft students blow out the candles on the meat cupcakes. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD
A little cub licks his chops over one of the meat cupcakes placed in the enclosure – without candle or wrapper, of course. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD
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Judging by this video screenshot, it was a good day for the cubs.