Friday, March 29, 2013
This undated photo provided by Woodland Park Zoo, one of two quadruplet lion cubs is shown at Woodland Park Zoo, in Seattle. More than 2,000 community members weighed in to name the two cubs. The two pint-sized felines received name suggestions from zoo fans across the state during the zoo's three-week 'Name the Cubs' contest. Woodland Park Zoo invited Washington state residents to submit names from the Zulu and Sotho languages, native to a part of the lions' South African origin, for two of the four lion cubs through a contest running February 21-March 15. A panel from the zoo's animal management staff reviewed all eligible entries. Following great deliberation, the winning names for the male-female pair are Rudo ('love' in Zulu) and Busela ('happy and independent' in Zulu), respectively.
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