Tiger cubs born at Busch Gardens Tampa

First Malayan tiger cubs born at park

Published On: May 02 2013 06:51:47 PM EDT
TAMPA, Fla. -

Three endangered Malayan tiger cubs were born at Busch Gardens, the park announced on Thursday,

The litter consists of two males and one female and they were born March 31.

According to officials, each cub weighs between six and seven pounds, and is currently being monitored around the clock by the park’s animal care team.

These are the first Malayan tigers born at Busch Gardens Tampa and the first offspring for both the mother Bzui and father Mata, officials said.