White Lion Cubs Born at Belgrade Zoo

White Lion cubs

Two white lion cubs were recently born at Belgrade Zoo in  Serbia. The two cubs, whose mother shares their distinct coloration and whose father is regularly-colored, are the first white lions born at the Belgrade Zoo.

White lions are neither albinos nor a separate species from other lions, though they are rare.  Unique to South Africa in the wild, white lions are often sought out by hunters.  A 2004 study revealed that only 30 survived in the wild.

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