Baby jaguars make debut at Houston Zoo

Friday, November 10, 2017 08:10AM
The Houston Zoo welcomes two baby Jaguars


HOUSTON, Texas - After some special baby and mama time, two rare cubs are ready to meet their adoring public!

The Houston Zoo's 4-month-old jaguar cubs made their debut Thursday. The male, Fitz, and female, Emma, were born to first-time parents Maya and Tesoro on July 20 and have spent the past few months behind-the-scenes bonding with mom.

The pair can be seen exploring their habitat with mom most mornings, and have access to be out of public view in their house or caves if they choose.

Fitz and Emma are the first jaguars born at the Houston Zoo in 12 years. Jaguars are listed as near threatened by International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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