The National Zoo’s Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia, has welcomed several babies this year. Some of these animals have very few cousins in the wild. This makes their birth and good health even more exciting.
Male clouded leopard cub, Mingma, and his sister, Kali, look around their cage at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia. They were born on February 6 and were transferred to their new home at the Nashville Zoo on June 20. Connor Mallon/Smithsonian's National Zoo Buy Photo