Lion Cubs a Real Handful

Their parents are probably starting to wonder about daycare.

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The zoo's two litters of lion cubs are past six months old now, and the ridiculously cute moments just keep on coming.
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The cubs now play outside daily (weather permitting). The best time to see them is around 12:30 p.m., say zookeepers.
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The seven cubs are the result of the zoo's "build a pride" program, which began when male Luke, and sisters Naba and Shera arrived in October 2006.
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Shera gave birth to four cubs in August, and Naba had three in September. Luke is Dad to all seven -- yes, this would be a great reality show.
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