Baby Lions Debut at Japan Zoo (+Video)

April 17, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

Two little lion cubs in a Japanese zoo have been attracting fans since they were born three weeks ago.

The cubs, one female and one male, are hand fed five times a day and visitors can come to watch them during the feeding times. They can also hold them and have their pictures taken with the cuddles bundles, a big attraction for kids.

But there’s an expiration on their cuteness—or at least on the time that visitors can hold them.

Zoo staff say that visitors will only have another three months to hold the little lions. After that they will be too large and their teeth too sharp, so they will be introduced into the pride of lions that live in the park.

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