A 3-week-old endangered Sumatran tiger cub made her first public appearance at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium this morning. She also got her name, Kali (pronounced KAH-lee).
“She’s spunky, robust and energetic,” zoo staff biologist Steven Ok said. “She has a lot of upper body strength. She’s still just a little cub, but she’s already moving around well.”
The tiger was born April 17 to mom Jaya. Malosi is her father.
Single-cub litters occur in about 22 percent of Sumatran tiger births, statistics show.
Kali weighed about 2.5 pounds at birth and now… Read More