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Cheetah cubs delivered via C-section

Veterinarian Stephanie Zec delivered one female and two male cheetah cubs by cesarean section at Missouri's Dickerson Park Zoo on Oct. 1. The cubs' mother, 5-year-old Babs, was bred based on the Association of Zoos & Aquariums Species Survival Plan, and veterinarians decided to perform a C-section to protect her health when she did not begin showing signs of labor.

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