DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The Dallas Zoo welcomed two Sumatran tiger cubs on December 6.
For the second time mom, Sukacita (“Suki”), and dad Kuasa are new parents.READ MORE: 'Operation Warm' Delivering New Shoes And Socks To Some Fort Worth ISD Campuses
Suki had milk production issues, similar to when she gave birth to her cub Sumini, which meant her newest offspring were not able to nurse properly. But workers at the Zoo were prepared and quickly intervened to ensure the cubs’ survival.
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Just like with Sumini, the new cubs are receiving around-the-clock care from a team of zoologists and veterinarians. The Zoo says both cubs and mom are happy and healthy.
The new cubs will remain behind the scenes for now and workers say they haven’t decided on names for the pair.MORE NEWS: Dense Fog In North Texas Gives Way To Afternoon Sunshine & Falling Temperatures Overnight
According to officials at the Dallas Zoo, there are only an estimated 400 to 600 Sumatran tigers remaining in the wild.