proposed: 3 Nov 2006
In a zoo in California, a mother tiger
gave birth to a rare set of triplet
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to complications in the pregnancy, the
cubs were born prematurely and due to
their tiny size, they died shortly after
The mother tiger after
recovering from the delivery suddenly
started to decline in health, although
physically she was fine.
veterinarians felt that the loss of her
litter had caused the tigress to fall
into a depression.
decided that if the tigress could
surrogate another mother's cubs, perhaps
she would improve.
checking with many other zoos across the
country, the depressing news was that
there were no tiger cubs of the right
age to introduce to the mourning mother.
The veterinarians decided to
try something that had never been tried
in a zoo environment.
Sometimes a mother of one species
will take on the care of a different
The only orphans" that
could be found quickly were a litter of
The zoo keepers
and vets wrapped the piglets in tiger
skin and placed the babies around the
mother tiger. Would they become cubs or
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