counterparts at Sakkarbaug zoo, the zoo vets removed the cub from her mother and started hand rearing it. “This is first time that an Asiatic lion has sired in the zoo and we were particular that we should save it,” Zoo Authority of Karnataka chairperson M Nanjundaswamy told TOI.
The cub is being fed with cow milk and its intake has increased. The cub will continue to be hand-reared for the next three months.
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