Two rare Sumatran tiger cubs born at Memphis Zoo

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 19, 2023 6:54 PM CT | Published: May 19, 2023 1:22 PM CT

Sumatran tigers are part of the Sunda tigers — a subspecies that existed across the Sunda Islands in Indonesia. The World Wildlife Fund estimates there are 400 left in the wild. 


Memphis Zoo Sumatran tigers
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