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From the National Zoo:

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo recently oversaw the births of two fishing cats, one of Asia’s most elusive species. The kittens were born between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 18 in an off-exhibit den. Their birth marks an important milestone: this is the first time fishing cats have successfully bred and produced young at the National Zoo.

Learn more about the birth of the fishing cats.
Picture from the National Zoo.

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From the National Zoo:

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo recently oversaw the births of two fishing cats, one of Asia’s most elusive species. The kittens were born between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 18 in an off-exhibit den. Their birth marks an important milestone: this is the first time fishing cats have successfully bred and produced young at the National Zoo.

Learn more about the birth of the fishing cats.

Picture from the National Zoo.