Siberian Tiger Gives Birth To Extremely Rare Quintuplets. Sadly, She Rejects All 5 Cubs. But The Zoo Keepers Step In And Do Something Extraordinary

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September 06, 2017

Get ready for some cuteness overload. Earlier this year, a Siberian tiger, at a breeding center in China, gave birth to quintuplets, and now the tiny cubs are ready to meet the world. The cubs, two girls, and three boys have had a rough start at life. It's very rare for tiger quintuplets to be healthy and live. 

Most Siberian tigers give birth to two to four cubs at a time, most of the time only two live. So these quints are nothing short of a miracle. Sadly, their mother didn't take to them, so the keepers at the zoo decided to raise these babies themselves. They give them round the clock care, having to bottle feed them by hand every day.

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These cubs are sure cute and are doing well according to the breeding center. The center also estimates a record high of 150 cubs will be born this year. That means the cubs will have a lot of friends to play with and that's  good news for these tigers because they are endangered. Watch the video below to get a closer look at these cuties.

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