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Baby tigers pass water test

The Smithsonian National Zoos female Sumatran tiger cub Sukacita takes a swim reliability test at the zoo's moat in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The two 13-week-old Sumatran male and female cubs named Bandar and Sukacita, were able to keep their heads above water, navigate to the shallow end of the moat and climb onto dry land, passing this critical step. The cubs are ready to explore the yard with their mother, 4-year-old Damai. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Baby tigers pass water test

Yahoo News

Two Sumatran tiger cubs born August 5 were tested today to have the ability to keep their heads above water, navigate the shallow end of the moat, and possess the strength and ability to climb onto dry land at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.

The two 13-week-old Sumatran male and female cubs named Bandar and Sukacita, were able to keep their heads above water, navigate to the shallow end of the moat and climb onto dry land, passing this critical step. The cubs are ready to explore the yard with their mother, 4-year-old Damai. (AP/Reuters)