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Tue Feb 4, 2014, 07:12 PM

Rare White Lion Triplets Born in Poland (photos at link)


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Stuart G Feb 2014 OP
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Wed Feb 5, 2014, 01:03 PM

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AP February 4, 2014, 12:18 PM EST3866
BORYSEW, Poland (AP) The owner of a private zoo in central Poland said Tuesday he feels three times lucky with the birth of white lion triplets who are getting loving care from their mother.

Andrzej Pabich, head of the zoo in Borysew, said white lions often have defects that prevent giving birth, or mothers may reject the cubs. Triplets are rare.

The white lion is a rare color mutation of the Kruger subspecies of African lion found in some wildlife reserves in South Africa and in zoos around the world. Pabich says about 90 of them are now in existence.

He told The Associated Press that his 2 -year-old white lioness Azira has been patiently feeding and caring for the cubs, which were born Jan. 28. Their father, 3 -year old Sahim, who is also white, is kept in a neighboring cage and roars at anyone who comes too close to his family.

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