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Baby animal alert! Meet the snow leopard cubs who recently underwent physical therapy at the zoo

The little leopards live at Miller Park Zoo in Illinois and came to Omaha for medical treatment.
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Posted at 9:07 AM, Dec 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-02 19:38:25-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — We could all use a dose of cuteness right now and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is happy to deliver.

The zoo is celebrating the successful rehabilitation of two snow leopard cubs from Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois. The one male and one female cub were born on August 4, 2020, and sent to Omaha about two months ago to receive treatment for “swimmer’s syndrome,” a congenital condition in which the cub is unable to tuck his legs beneath the body to walk normally. The cubs received physical therapy three times a day, seven days a week, and now can walk and run normally.

The cubs are returning to their home at Miller Park Zoo following their treatment in Omaha.

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