The Maryland Zoo has euthanized an aging lioness after the big cat became lethargic over the weekend and began to rapidly decline.
Two African lion cubs have been born at the National Zoo for the first time in four years.
For the first time ever, lion cubs are born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. But the excitement is mixed with sadness as the zoo lost the cubs’ mother.
The Maryland Zoo welcomes two new additions to the family. Kesi the giraffe made her big debut Friday, along with–but very far away from–the African lioness Badu.