HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Two steadfast ocelot cubs were calved astatine the Houston Zoo, marking the archetypal ocelot cubs to beryllium calved successful the Houston Zoo successful 20 years. The zoo announced the commencement Wednesday, saying the babies were calved connected May 29.
Parents, Genoveve and Jack, came to the Houston Zoo successful the hopes they would breed. According to the Houston Zoo, Jack is the astir genetically invaluable ocelot successful accredited Association of Zoos and Aquariums facilities. This is his archetypal acceptable of natural-born cubs.
The zoo named the brother-sister duo Sriracha and Wasabi aft their "spicy" attitudes. For now, the zoo said Genoveve and the spicy twins are spending clip unneurotic down the scenes and volition marque their nationalist debut soon.
The zoo provides enactment for radical protecting and replanting forests successful Colombia to support chaotic ocelot homes. Every clip you sojourn the Houston Zoo you are helping support ocelots successful the wild.
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