Russian zoo allows kids to play with white lion & Siberian tiger cubs

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Over a dozen adorable white lion and Siberian tiger cubs touched the hearts of children and adults in Taigan Safari Park in the Russian town of Belogorsk on Saturday.

The cubs were out on public view in Taigan Safari Park as a promotional campaign in defense of wild animals, proving that men and nature are united. The little animals drew admiring glances as they rollicked around in the grass with children and their parents.

The white lions are a rare color mutation of the African Lion, native to the Timbavati region in South Africa. Reportedly sighted for the first time in 1938, a large number of white lions today are living in zoos or reserves. There are doubts they can survive in the wild.