First Litter at Brookfield Zoo
Two sloth bear cubs that were born on January 20 made their public debut recently, just in time for Mother's Day. The cubs have been in a maternity den for a few months with their mom, Hani, 10, growing by leaps and bounds. At birth, the male and female cubs weighed less than one pound and could fit in the palm of a hand. Now at 3½ months old, they weigh approximately 10 to 20 pounds...
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