Three leopard cubs born at Chessington World of Adventures in June have, after a few months nuzzling in momma leopard's lair, made their first shaky steps into the world. Persian cubs Cyrus, Soraya and Tahmine first poked their heads out in mid September, and since then have been getting bolder, emerging from their nest box a little at at time. With 25% of the world's mammal species facing extinction, captive breeding programmes like the one at Chessington are sadly one of the few areas bucking the gradual trend towards oblivion.
Daily Dose Of Cute: Leopard Cubs Make Zoo Debut
Last Updated 07 October 2008