A trio of adorable newborn tiger cubs were filmed for the first time on Tuesday after being born at the Taigan Safari Park in Crimea's Belogorsk town.
The Amur tiger cubs are mother Frosi’s first offsprings, and she kept a protective eye on them as visitors were allowed to see the m for the first time. According to her keeper, Frosi won’t even let the cubs’ father Felix come near them yet, and is feeding them herself – which is unusual for animals kept in captivity.
Over the next two weeks, the cubs will begin to open their eyes and will eventually be shown to members of the public.
Amur tigers were once found throughout the Russian Far East, northern China and the Korean peninsula, but were driven to the brink of extinction by hunting. Russia became the first country in the world to grant the tiger full protection.
Video Editor: Ashutosh Bhardwaj
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