Three lion cubs born at Zoo Zacango
05/09/2013 Source: Office of Media and Communication
• The lion cubs were born on June 1, 2013 and are two females and one male.
• In the 33 years of the zoo there have been 50 births in this species, although the site does not have a tropical climate.
Calimaya, Mexico, September 5, 2013 – Zacango Zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lions. Two females and one male 1of occurred last June, showing that this site has the necessary conditions and qualified personnel to promote the reproduction of threatened or endangered.
“Today, we have a very important message, that causes us much happiness, with a major birth, three African lions. The Government of Mexico is very pleased that this space has seen the birth of many important species endangered, throughout this year, as they call us a zoo high, because despite the height and weather conditions, we had the birth of tropical species, “said Ana Sofia Manzur, coordinator of the zoo.
At a press conference, said that with these three cubs are in good health conditions, he added 50 births of this species in Zacango, although the site does not have a tropical climate, making each year can be played since its opening 33 years ago.
He said the African lion pups whose parents were also born in this zoo and are on display, it was fed by veterinarians with special milk, which allowed them to gain weight; currently consume chicken and special supplements for feline every three hours, to achieve normal growth, and toys are offered to strengthen your teeth and tusks, which has made them sleep with caregivers.
Ana Sofia Manzur added that in this site, it has a herd composed of five lions, two males and three females, and it is expected that the growth of these new offspring can form a new, which are joined by Tabata, lioness born in February this year.
They invite us name the puppies
The coordinator explained that Zacango Zoo, from this day until October 18, will open a drawing contest for the State of Mexico from 4 to 12 years old, put name to three lion cubs.
He explained that participants should deliver in a letter size paper, a drawing made with free technique, where the life of the African lion show and display the name you would put each, explaining why it.
Papers must be delivered at the offices of the zoo or scanned email firstname.lastname@example.org with the full name of the participant, age, address, phone numbers and email parents.
Ana Sofia Manzur said that the three most original stories and drawings, to whom will be given a prize pack that includes a VIP tour with the families of the winners will be awarded by the zoo.
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