Mane attraction: Lion cubs settle in to life in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Zoo has shared adorable footage of their playful six-month old Asiatic lion cubs.

Edinburgh Zoo has shared adorable footage of their playful six-month old Asiatic lion cubs, Mitaali, Keshari and Kushanu. 

Staff say the cubs, who were born in August last year, are spending more time outside as they continue to grow and become more confident. 

Their mum Roberta was selected to be paired with resident male Jayendra through the European Endangered Species Programme.

She was chosen as the best match for Jay due to her genetic characteristics, as it is extremely important to conserve the genetics of the species.


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