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Lion cub sisters at Busch Gardens now have names


Published:   |   Updated: June 19, 2013 at 09:29 PM

Two lion cub sisters born at Busch Gardens Tampa now have names, thanks to the public.

After a weeklong Facebook poll in which 6,000 votes were cast, the three-month-old cubs have been dubbed Shaba, meaning "brazen", and Shtuko, meaning "twitch".

The cubs - along with an unrelated male cub - arrived from South Africa on May 18 and can soon be seen in the Edge of Africa area, park officials said.

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