Fort Worth Lion Meets Cubs

On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.

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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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Fort Worth Zoo
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled in for a cat nap.
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