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A Rare White Lion Was Born In Omaha And Attention Must Be Paid

The rare cub was born Nov. 21 along with a brother and sister at Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Each of them are a little over 4 pounds.

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Zoo keepers are closely monitoring him and his two siblings to make sure all is well, particularly since they are the first litter for their 6-year-old mother. And so far, zoo officials say Ahadi is providing "good maternal care."


And one day, young lion, you too may give a roar to allegiance.


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