VIDEO: 3 critically endangered tiger cubs born at zoo in Australia


SYDNEY (CBS NEWSPATH) – The Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, released video of the births three critically endangered tiger cubs.

The three Sumatran tiger cubs were born on Jan. 17.

The two female cubs and one male cub will remain with their mother until at least March, according to zoo officials.

Zoo officials say there have been 21 Sumatran tigers born in Sydney since 1980.

Sumatran tigers, the most critically endangered tiger subspecies, are under increasing pressure as their jungle habitat shrinks.

The number of Sumatran tigers have decreased to about 400.

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