Cheetah cubs fight for lives

Three newborn cheetah cubs are fighting for their lives, and workers at Christchurch zoo believe the cubs' mother may have eaten two of their siblings. First time cheetah mother Mazza gave birth to a litter of at least five at Orana Wildlife Park on Saturday afternoon. Zoo staff watched the births first unfold on CCTV, and think they may have seen Mazza eating two of her new babies. They raced to the cheetah enclosure to rescue the three surviving cubs.

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