A beastly learning curve for zoo's lion cubs

One of four lion cubs born at the National Zoo in August tries to figure out how to swim in the moat around the lion habitat. Swimming is instinctive for lions, but trainers want to test the cubs now, before they get too old to be safely handled, and make sure they are comfortable enough in the water to be able to get out should they fall in. Story, B4
One of four lion cubs born at the National Zoo in August tries to figure out how to swim in the moat around the lion habitat. Swimming is instinctive for lions, but trainers want to test the cubs now, before they get too old to be safely handled, and make sure they are comfortable enough in the water to be able to get out should they fall in. Story, B4 (Karen Bleier)
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