(San Francisco Zoo ) A Sumatran tiger named "Leanne" is shown sleeping beside her newborn cub in this February 13, 2013 handout photo.
Rare Sumatran Tiger Cub Born at San Francisco Zoo
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
A Sumatran tiger gave birth to an apparently healthy cub at the San Francisco Zoo over the weekend in a rare boost to the critically endangered subspecies, zookeepers said on Thursday.
There are estimated to be as few as 400 Sumatran tigers in the wild, and zookeepers were monitoring the pair in the zoo's secluded Lion House via webcam to allow the 9-year-old mother, named Leanne, and baby to bond with little human interference.Read more: Yahoo News