Babies galore at zoo safari.

LAHORE -- The Lahore Zoo Safari saw a number of births of various animals in the last few weeks, Safari Director Muhammad Shafqat told Dawn, adding that surplus lion cubs will soon be auctioned.

Mr Shafqat said that a hog deer gave birth to four fawns. Similarly, 13 Mouflon sheep babies were also born. A Chinkara fawn is also among the new additions, he added.

He further claimed that the safari had very conducive atmosphere for the animals and birds in captive breeding that is why there were a number of births. As far as African lions were concerned, the safari had 36 of them, and they were in surplus. They would soon hold an auction for the 10 surplus lion cubs. Sources in the zoo safari said that usually an African cub costs at...

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