It’s a six: Cubs check in

BANGALORE: Two lionesses, Preksha and Hema, housed at Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) have given birth to three cubs each. According to Dr R Raju, Executive Director of BBP, eight-year-old

Published: 12th April 2012 09:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:28 PM   |  A+A-

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One of the lionesses with its new borns at BBP on Wednesday | EXPRESS PHOTO

BANGALORE: Two lionesses, Preksha and Hema, housed at Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) have given birth to three cubs each. According to Dr R Raju, Executive Director of BBP, eight-year-old Preksha and Hema were earlier paired with a 16-year-old lion named Ganesh.

With the addition of these six cubs, the total number of lions in the Park has risen to 32. Both Preksha and Hema are healthy and doing well, stated the press release.

The BBP management has taken adequate health and clinical care to raise the new big cat population in the safari, he added

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