Endangered Clouded Leopards Born At Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami is happy to announce the first time successful birth of highly endangered clouded leopards.  (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 1 Zoo Miami is happy to announce the first time successful birth of highly endangered clouded leopards. (Source: Ron Magill)
These photos were taken during their first neonatal exam.  (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 2 These photos were taken during their first neonatal exam. (Source: Ron Magill)
The two female kittens were born on March 13th  (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 3 The two female kittens were born on March 13th (Source: Ron Magill)
They have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow the new mother to properly bond with them. (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 4 They have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow the new mother to properly bond with them. (Source: Ron Magill)
The mother, named “Serai,” was born on May of 2011 at the Smithsonian’s Conservation and Research Center in Virginia.  (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 5 The mother, named “Serai,” was born on May of 2011 at the Smithsonian’s Conservation and Research Center in Virginia. (Source: Ron Magill)
The father, named “Rajasi,” was born in March of 2011 at the Nashville Zoo in Tennessee.  (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 6 The father, named “Rajasi,” was born in March of 2011 at the Nashville Zoo in Tennessee. (Source: Ron Magill)
This is the first successful litter for both parents.   (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 7 This is the first successful litter for both parents. (Source: Ron Magill)
Both offspring are doing well and the mother continues to be attentive and nurse them on a regular basis. (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 8 Both offspring are doing well and the mother continues to be attentive and nurse them on a regular basis. (Source: Ron Magill)
The mother and kittens will remain off exhibit for the next several weeks. (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 9 The mother and kittens will remain off exhibit for the next several weeks. (Source: Ron Magill)
They go on exhibit once they are stable enough to face the public.  (Source: Ron Magill)
Clouded Leopard 10 They go on exhibit once they are stable enough to face the public. (Source: Ron Magill)

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