Animals and their cubs

• Animals and their cubs

A selection of photos of animals and their cubs taken in zoos the world over the past few months.

Animals and their cubs

three-month Lion pressed to his mother in the zoo Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, on March 29th.

Animals and their cubs

The female Rothschild giraffe sniffs her cub at the zoo in Hanover Germany, May 7.

Animals and their cubs

A female white tiger with one of her cubs in the zoo Tobu in Tokyo, Japan, May 2.

Animals and their cubs

The cub of rhino sports near his mother in the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, Germany, on 7 March.

Animals and their cubs

The lioness licks one of her cubs in the zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands, 26 April

Animals and their cubs

Kudu licks her cub at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on 26 April. Kudu - a type of antelope.

Animals and their cubs

The tigress and her cub three weeks after birth at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, on 23 April.

Animals and their cubs

emu chicks walk on the lawn in the Berlin zoo, Germany, 16 April.

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The female colobus is holding in her arms her cub in Zoo Brukfilf, Illinois, on March 27th.

Animals and their cubs

Kangaroo Bennett with her cub at the zoo in Russia on 28 March.

Animals and their cubs

koala cub sitting on his back with his mother in the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, on March 27th.

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Sandhill Cranes walk around the golf course in Orlando, Florida, March 20.

Animals and their cubs

The white bear and her cubs in the zoo in Brno, Czech Republic on 16 March.

Animals and their cubs

Cub squirrel monkey sitting on the back of his mother in the zoo in Norfolk, Virginia, on March 15.

Animals and their cubs

The female Sumatran orangutan hugging her cub at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, on March 15.

Animals and their cubs

The female takin and her cub in Zoo in Wroclaw, Poland, March 9.

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Zebra and her newborn cub standing in his cage in the zoo of Amsterdam, Netherlands, on 19 February.

Animals and their cubs

Gorilla bears on the back of her cubs in North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, North Carolina, on 14 February.

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The female small lories with her cub at the zoo in Szeged, Hungary, on 24 January.

Animals and their cubs

A newborn elephant calf and his mother in the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, February 25.

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Silvery marmosets feed in the Whipsnade Zoo in England, Jan. 8.

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Western lowland gorilla hugging her newborn cubs in the Prague zoo, Czech Republic, on 27 December.

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bakers cub playing with her mother at the Melbourne Zoo in Australia, on 14 December.