Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo's Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Five Cheetah cubs were born on May 28, 2011, to six-year-old Amani at the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia. The cubs now seven weeks old, are healthy and they’re growing quickly. They now each weigh between four and five pounds.

Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo's Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo's Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo's Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Photo credits: Mehgan Murphy / Smithsonian National Zoological Park

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