Sad news: Gaza Strip zoo’s newborn lion cubs have died

The adorable pair of lion cubs born at a Gaza Strip zoo and amusement park on Monday have died, according to an Agence France-Presse report.”The lions named Fajr and Sijil (Dawn and Clay in Arabic) died today due to a deterioration of their health at birth,” zoo supervisor Shadi Hamad told the AFP.image



Too sweet: Baby panda reunited with affectionate mother

The Taipei Zoo in Taipei City, Taiwan has released pictures of the country’s first panda cub, just a little over a month old — and she’s amazing. The little one, named Yuan Zai, belongs to Yuan Yuan, the female giant panda presented as part of a pair by China four years ago to mark warming ties with Taiwan.  Check out the mother-cub reunion — it’s the stuff of adorable baby animal dreams.

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