"Jaguars are already one of the world’s most endangered species, but one of the two cubs on display at Zacango Zoo in Mexico is even more rare because it is melanistic. That means the animal appears completely black, although you can actually see spots if you look carefully. The two cubs were bred from different mothers and they’re the first of their kind to be born at the zoo for a decade."
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Though they’ll grow to be predators someday, there are currently 3 lion cubs, a tiger cub and a hyena cub — all under six months old — that are enjoying an unusual friendship. Travel to the Akwaaba Lodge in Rustenburg, South Africa to meet Delano, Romeo, Maximus, Bella, and Milika…
via Daily of the Day.
How do big and small cats of the wild react to themselves in a mirror? Big Cat Rescue has released another video to follow up some of their previous adventures with massive cat toys, laser pointers and just good old playtime.
via The Daily What.