With at least an eighth of the koala population already killed in the Australian wildfires, repopulation for that already vulnerable species will take the work of conservationists and animal advocates across the world.
“We had become concerned,” Riverbanks Zoo’s Director of Animal Health Martha Weber said. “Is it that they're just not a good pair, or is there something that is preventing them from reproducing successfully?”
It's really the moment we've all been waiting for. The trio of lion cubs - born to lioness Thabisa in April, made their debut on their exhibit this week and for the first time stepped those sweet little paws in the dirt.