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Lion Cubs Named at the Henry Doorly Zoo

Lion Cubs Named at the Henry Doorly Zoo

By Jackie Mora. CREATED Mar 29, 2013

Omaha, NE- After receiving five thousand submissions, fans of the Zoo's Facebook page voted on the winning names. 

The two boy cubs are Josiri and Taj. The girl cubs are Kya, Leela and Zuri. 

Those who submitted the winning names get an annual zoo membership or renewal, a lion themed gift basket and an invitation to a light breakfast and a cat training session. 
 
The zoo now plant to re-breeed the cubs since they are such a valuable species. 
They could be here in omaha for up to three years, before they are sent to other zoos.