South Carolina's Riverbanks Zoo has put a fifth lion cub on display.
The latest cub is being raised by handlers as its mother recovers from lifesaving surgery to remove a ruptured uterus. Lindsay, a 7-year-old pedigreed African lion, was rushed into surgery last month, weeks after giving birth and caring for her cub.
Lindsay's sole cub joins four older ones that already have drawn their share of cooing fans.
Zoo officials say there are 140 pedigreed African lions in 40 institutions nationwide. ASSOCIATED PRESS
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