Say What?!: Ohio Zoo Calls in Dog to Care for Abandoned Tiger Cub Trio

Ohio-zoo-calls-in-dog-to-care-for-abandoned-tiger-cub-trioCINCINNATI, Ohio – The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens enlisted the help of a “nanny dog” to help care for three tiger cubs neglected by their mother.

The zoo said the female cubs, Chira, Batari, and Izzy, have been under the care of zookeepers since their mother rejected them after their Feb. 3 birth — and a 6-year-old Australian shepherd named Blakely was brought in to help act as a surrogate parent.

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