Cute Cubs: Two Jaguars Born at San Diego Zoo

It's been a season of babies at the San Diego Zoo. First it was Sumatran tigers and Amur leopards, now it's jaguars, the largest cat in the Western Hemisphere (and third in the world).

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An amazing animal, indeed, but also endangered: "Demand for the jaguar's beautiful rosette-covered fur is one of the reasons this species is an endangered species," explains a press release from the zoo, which adds that "loss of habitat and the human-animal conflict have reduced populations throughout their range from North America through South America."

As Nicole Johnston says in the above video, the cubs are not yet in public view, but the zoo shared the above sneak peek.

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