Lioness gives birth to 4 cubs at Lucknow zoo

After three decades of wait at the Lucknow Zoo, an 8-year-old lioness has given birth to four cubs here.

PTI| Updated: Sep 02, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

Lucknow: After three decades of wait at the Lucknow Zoo, an 8-year-old lioness has given birth to four cubs here.

"Lioness Vasundhara, who was brought from Kanan Pendari Zoo, Bilaspur along with her 9-year-old partner Prithvi in February this year, gave birth to four cubs between 11 AM to 1:15 PM yesterday," Zoo Director Anupam Gupta said.

The zoo administration said the gender of the cubs has not been determined yet.

"The lioness and the cubs are in good health," Gupta said.