Tigress ‘Sneha’ gives birth to 3 cubs in Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: There is good news for animal lovers in Odisha. Tigress Sneha has given birth to three cubs at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Friday morning.

According to zoo officials, the health condition of both the tigress and cubs are stable.

Though the colours of the cubs are yet to be ascertained, the CCTV footage from the enclosure shows Sneha is taking care of her cubs.

This is the second delivery of the tigress. Prior to this, Sneha had given birth to four tiger cubs. A male giraffe was brought to Nandankanan from Alipore zoo by exchanging a tiger given birth to by Sneha.

“We are taking special care of Sneha and her cubs,” said a zoo official. With the birth of the three cubs today, the number of tigers at the zoological park has now reached 24.