09 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: In a good news, two cubs were born to tigress Sneha today at the Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) here taking the count of tigers to 27.
The white tigress gave birth to the two new members today early morning. Their father Saif is a normal coloured who was brought in from Hyderabad zoo in an animal exchange program for the purpose of bloodline change.
The zoo authorities are yet to reveal the colour and the sex of the newborn cubs.
NZP now houses 13 normal colour tigers (five male and eight female), eight white tigers (three male and five female) four male melanistic tigers and two cubs, said zoo sources.