African Lion Cubs Receive First Vet Exam
On September 17, the National Zoo's lion cubs received their first veterinary exam. All four cubs were deemed healthy. They were born on August 30 and 31 to 5-year-old mother Shera and 4-year-old father Luke.
In this photo: Zoo veterinarian Katharine Hope examines one of Shera's cubs.
Photo Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian’s National Zoo.