Lincoln Park Zoo reveals names for new lion cubs

The Chicago-Lincoln Park Zoo has revealed the names of its newest trio of lion cubs.

The names of three male lion cubs playing at the Lincoln Park Zoo were recently announced. (Photo: Lincoln Park Zoo)

Named in collaboration with members of Tanzania’s Maasai community, the three male lion cubs are called Pesho, Shidai and Romerok.

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Pesho means ‘unexpected gift’, Sidai means ‘good’ and Lomelok means ‘sweet’.

The Cubs recently met their father, Jabari, about two months after their mother, Zari. gave birthThe lion cub also has an older brother named Piri-Piri, the first lion cub born at the zoo in 20 years, who recently celebrated his first birthday.

The cubs will remain behind the scenes at the zoo for a few more weeks before being introduced to the rest of Pride, according to officials.

Three puppies arrived just over a year after the new store opened. Pepper Family Wildlife Centerreplacing the historic Lion House built in 1912. Lincoln Park Zoo reveals names for new lion cubs

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