Snow leopard cubs unveiled at Winnipeg zoo

Assiniboine Park Zoo officials unveiled their snow leopard cubs for the first time on Tuesday morning.
Two snow leopard cubs that were born at Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park Zoo this summer meet the public for the first time. 1:45

Assiniboine Park Zoo officials unveiled their snow leopard cubs for the first time on Tuesday morning.

The two males were born at the Winnipeg zoo at the end of June.

"Both cubs are happy, healthy and doing well," said Gary Lunsford, the zoo's general curator and acting director of zoological operations.

"We know the public has been patiently waiting for their debut and we are very excited to introduce them today."

The zoo is asking the public to help name the snow leopard cubs by participating in a poll on the Assiniboine Park & Zoo's Facebook page.

You can vote for your favourite name for the cubs from the five choices. The two that receive the most votes win.

Voting started on Tuesday at 11 a.m. and will run until 9 p.m. on Thursday.


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