Lion Cubs Get Adorable Vet Exam

The National Zoo has two litters of cubs right now. The younger set born Sept. 22, had their first vet exam Oct. 6.

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Vets checked the cubs' mouths and eyes, listened to their hearts and lungs, and felt their bellies. The babies are still too young for shots. (Smart move, babies!)
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The cubs were born six-year-old mom Nababiep and five-year-old dad Luke. He's also dad to four other cubs.
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The cubs now weigh between 7 and 8 pounds. It's still a little early to tell, but two appear to be male, and one female. Their sibling litter consists of three females and one male.
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You can see pics from their older sibs' first vet visit here, or watch the cub cam <a href="" target=blankhere.
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