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Oregon Zoo's 'Neka' Gives Birth To 3 Cubs


Three new lion cubs are doing well in their behind-the-scenes maternity den, Oregon zoo officials say.

"For a first-time mom, we couldn’t ask for anything more," zoo officials said of Neka.

"For a first-time mom, we couldn’t ask for anything more," zoo officials said of Neka.

They were born Saturday night to first-time mom, 6-year-old Neka.

The father of the cubs is 5-year-old Zawadi Mungu.

Zoo officials were taking a “hands-off” approach and watching the litter from a surveillance camera.

Depending on Neka’s comfort level, the cubs will soon get a visit get a quick checkup and the staff will determine their genders.

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