A 1-month-old panda cub is shown during a veterinary examination Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008. He is the second cub born at Zoo Atlanta and the only born at a U.S. zoo this year. Cub Mei Lan was born two years ago.
Antares the Siberian tiger cub, also known as an Amur tiger cub, is seen during a presentation to the media at the Berlin Zoo, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008. The tiger was born on Monday, June 23, 2008.
The newly named polar bear cubs Nanuq and Arktos inspect fresh fish and frozen food at their enclosure at the Schoebrunn zoo in Vienna, on Wednesday, June 18, 2008. The polar bear twins were born on Nov. 28, 2007, and will move to the zoo of Hannover, Germany in 2010.
Polar bear cub "Wilbaer", right, plays in the outdoor enclosure at the Stuttgart Zoo with mother Corinna, in Stuttgart, southern Germany, Wednesday, April 16, 2008. Zoo officials introduced Germany's latest polar bear cub Wednesday to the public.
A 6-week-old, 12 pound baby Sumatran tiger is carried by his 5-year-old mother, Leanne, in the outdoor exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo, Monday, April 14, 2008, in San Francisco. Leanne delivered triplet male cubs on March 7. She debuted them Monday, one at a time, in the outdoor public exhibit.
Seven-week-old Indian lion "Raja" relaxes after being fed a bottle of milk at the Yokohama zoological gardens Zoorasia, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, April 2, 2008.
Three 39-day-old white tigers are presented at the Metropolitan Zoo in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Feb. 4, 2008. Luna, a captive tiger, not pictured, gave birth to two males and one female on Dec. 28, 2007.
Flocke the polar bear sleeps in the arms of a caretaker at the Tiergarten Nuernberg zoo in Nuremberg, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008. The bottle-fed cub was taken away from its mother Vera over fears she might harm it. His name means snowflake.
Lion Malaika plays with one of her offspring, as her cubs Aketi and Aru are presented to the public for the first time at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, Tuesday Jan. 8, 2008. The lion cubs were born on Oct. 4, 2007.
Two lion cubs born on Oct. 31, play in their enclosure at the Berlin zoo, Friday, Dec. 7, 2007. They are still nameless.
One of two lion cubs born on Oct. 31, plays in its enclosure at the Berlin zoo, Friday, Dec. 7, 2007.
Two lion cubs born on Oct. 31, play in their enclosure at the Berlin zoo, Friday, Dec. 7, 2007.
Two one-month old lion cubs get ready to take a cat nap on the edge of a scale following a wellness check and feeding at the Oklahoma City Zoo, in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007. Four cubs were born at the zoo in a three-day time span from Nov. 4 to Nov. 6. The zoo will not exhibit the youngsters until spring, but they can be seen on the zoo's Webcam.
A one-month-old lion cub is fed at the Oklahoma City Zoo, in Oklahoma City on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007. Four cubs were born at the zoo in a three-day time span from Nov. 4 to Nov. 6. They will not be on exhibit until spring.
A 10-day-old male South China tiger cub is seen at the Laohu Valley Reserve, near Philippolis, South Africa, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. Born on a wildlife reserve in South Africa, it's the first such tiger to be born outside China.
A 10-day-old male South China tiger cub is bottle fed at the Laohu Valley Reserve, near Philippolis, South Africa, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007.
A mother Polar Bear rests on the frozen tundra with her cubs waiting for the Hudson Bay to freeze over Nov. 13, 2007, outside Churchill, Mantioba, Canada. Polar Bears return every year to Churchill, the Polar Bear capital of the world, to hunt for seals on the icepack, remaining until the Spring thaw.
Siberian tiger cubs huddle at the Hengdaohezi Breeding Center for Felidae on Oct. 26, 2007, in Harbin of Heilongjiang Province, China. Established in 1986, the breeding center is one of the world's largest captive breeding base for Siberian tigers. Distributed throughout northeastern China, far eastern Russia and North Korea, over 400 Siberian tigers exist in the wild, approximately 20 in China.
San Diego Zoo veterinarians confirmed Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, in San Diego, that a 4-pound giant panda cub is a girl. Born Aug. 3, the cub is the third female panda born at the San Diego Zoo's Giant Panda Research Station since 1999. A male cub was born in 2003. Following Chinese tradition, she will receive her name after she is 100 days old.
Knut, the polar bear cub, plays with a blanket during its first public appearance in the Berlin zoo on Friday, March 23, 2007. Knut celebrated his first birthday on Dec. 5, 2007.