Abandoned baby tiger triplets thrive with zoo's aid

April 23, 2015 2:43 PM

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Abandoned baby tiger triplets thrive with zoo's aid

Three male Amur tiger cubs were born April 21 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio.

The baby tigers each weighed 2.5 pounds at birth, which falls within the typical range of 1.5 to 3 pounds for tiger cubs, according to zoo staff. An animal care team monitored the babies closely over a live video feed, and when their mother’s maternal instincts didn’t kick in, the team rushed in to ...

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