Sumatran tiger Melati gave birth to London's first tiger cub for 17 years
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Hidden cameras capture birth of tiger cub at London Zoo

Hidden cameras have captured the moment a tiger cub was born at London Zoo.

Five-year-old Sumatran tiger Melati gave birth to the cub on 22 September after a six minute labour.

The pregnancy lasted approximately 105 days and was kept secret by the zookeepers.

Emma North reports.

  • 02 Oct 2013
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