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New video shows mother Neka and her lion cubs at Oregon Zoo

New video shows mother Neka and her lion cubs at Oregon Zoo
Neka and her one-day-old cubs. (Photo from Oregon Zoo)
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PORTLAND, Ore. – The newest mom at the Oregon Zoo is getting to know her cubs.

Neka the African lion gave birth to three cubs on Saturday night. The zoo has a camera set up in her den and released video of mom playing with the cubs on Sunday evening.

There is no sound on the video, but zookeepers said the one-day-old cubs made sounds for the first time while their mom stepped out to get some water.

The zookeepers said the cubs are nursing well.

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