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Last Updated: Thursday August 13 2009 12:39 GMT

Rare lion cubs unveiled

Lion cubs at London zoo

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A pair of very rare Asian lion cubs have gone on show for the first time at London Zoo.

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The pair - one boy and one girl - were born to parents Abi and Lucifer on 8 June 2009.

There are less than 300 of them left in the wild, living in a forest in India - making these cubs extra special.

The last lion to be born in that zoo was their mum in 1999.


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