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White tigress Bijaya gives birth to 3 cubs in Nandankan in Odisha

28/03/2021 at 8:53 PM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 28: White tigress Bijaya gave birth to three cubs in Nandankanan Zoo here on Sunday morning.

According to the officials, Bijaya gave birth to one cub today morning around 10.58 pm while other two cubs were born in between 1pm-2pm. Bijaya mated with tiger Saif, who was shifted from Hyderabad zoo  to Nandankanan before three months. The officials are regularly monitoring the cubs on CCTV cameras and reportedly the mother and cubs are doing well and healthy.

Earlier, Bijaya gave birth to two cubs in 2016 and two more cubs in 2017. However, the total number of tigers in Nandakanan zoo has increased to 27 among which, seven were given birth by Bijaya.

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