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Your morning adorable: Triplet lion cubs show off for the public at Hungarian wildlife park

May 22, 2010 |  9:18 am

Three one-month old lion cubs are presented to the public for the first time at the Kecskemet Game Park

At the Kecskemet Game Park in Kecskemet, Hungary, three lion cubs debuted to the public Friday. The cubs, two females and one male who haven't yet been named, were born last month at the park.Their mother is 4-year-old Lungu and their father is 5-year-old Meru.

Lion cubs, as you might have noticed, are born with spots. Much like many humans who start out their lives with a thick smattering of freckles that fade with time, these cubs' spots will disappear as they age (although remnants may remain on their legs and bellies).

Lion cubs typically weigh about 3 pounds at birth, but can weigh upward of 400 pounds as adults. They don't become fully mature until they're 3 or 4 years old. In the wild, lions are considered vulnerable to extinction (a step below endangered status) by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

See more photos of the cubs after the jump!

Three one-month old lion cubs are presented to the public for the first time at the Kecskemet Game Park

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-- Lindsay Barnett

Photos: Sandor Ujvari / European Pressphoto Agency

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