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White tiger cub woos zoo visitors

Tuesday, Aug 06, 2013 - 00:41

Aug. 6 - The Peruvian zoo of Huachipa welcomes a rare white female Bengal tiger cub, the first of its kind to be born in the South American country. Tara Cleary reports.

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An exceptional new arrival, this white Bengal tiger cub is the first of its kind to be born in Peru. And she's fast become the Huachipa zoo's main attraction says vet, Catalina Hermoza. SOUNDBITE: Catalina Hermoza, zoo veterinarian, saying (Spanish): "The animal is 41 days old. She is being hand-reared and that's important to ensure her survival because the mother did not have enough milk." The yet-unnamed cub is being fed a diet of milk, beef and chicken and will rejoin her parents when she is six-months old. But being so popular can be exhausting.

White tiger cub woos zoo visitors

Tuesday, Aug 06, 2013 - 00:41

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