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*CUTE KLAXON* Twin tigers have been born at London Zoo

Rosie Percy

Prepare for cute aggression overload: ZSL London Zoo has announced the arrival of tiger cub twins. 

The two Sumatran cubs are some of the rarest tigers in the world, with as few as 300 left in the wild. 

The bundles of fluff were born to parents Melati and Jae Jae on Monday June 27 after a three-month pregnancy. ZSL London Zoo's assistant curator of mammals Teague Stubbington said:


“We’re overjoyed with our new arrivals, and with how Melati is responding to her two cubs.
“The cubcam allows us to observe the youngsters 24/7 while not disturbing mum or dad at all, which is ideal while they get to know their babies. 
“One of us is always on duty to keep an eye on the little ones throughout the night. Dad Jae Jae has also been spotted taking a peek at his new-borns!”


It's not yet known when the cubs will be visible to the public, as the zoo confirmed on Facebook that it depends when mum Melati decides to venture out with them.

However a 'cub cam' has captured their first moments, and more exclusive footage will be released on the ZSL London Zoo YouTube page over the summer. 

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