Two rare Amur leopard cubs born at Twycross Zoo! (Watch video)

The cubs, who are just a few weeks old, are the second pair of babies born to mum Kristen and dad Davidoff. 

Last Updated: Aug 08, 2016, 10:42 AM IST
Two rare Amur leopard cubs born at Twycross Zoo! (Watch video)

New Delhi: In a delight for wildlife enthusiasts, Leicestershire's Twycross Zoo has recently announced the birth of two of the world’s rarest big cats - the Amur leopard.

 

The cubs, who are just a few weeks old, are the second pair of babies born to mum Kristen and dad Davidoff.

According to the zoo, there are only about 200 Amur leopards in the world, which are mostly in captivity. Their birth marks another milestone for the zoo in it's efforts to save the species from extinction.

You can see the cubs shortly after birth on the video below!

Video credit: Twycross Zoo

 

The cubs have started to venture out of their enclosures, giving visitors apportunity to view the rare creatures. They can also be viewed through the big screen, which is located just outside the Amur Leopard enclosure.