Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Tigress 'Ankita' had a perfect birthday as she delivered two cubs at Nandankanan Zoological Park on Friday .

The zoo authorities informed that Ankita delivered the cubs in enclosure No. 28 C at around 10:12 pm and 10:40 pm yesterday. The number of tiger population at the zoo has reached 26 including eight white tigers and two melanistic male ones.

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Ankita, the daughter of white tiger Rishi and tigress Sara was born in 2012.

Tigress Ankita is taking care of her cubs and her activities are closely being monitored with the help of CCTV, the zoo officials informed.