This is the moment adorable tiger triplets of a critically-endangered species frolic around their party-themed enclosure celebrating their 100th day birthday.
The touching event was filmed at the Hangzhou Wildlife World located in the city of Hangzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang.
The zoo was celebrating the first 100 days of life of the triplet cubs after their mother Ma Er was pregnant with them for 100 days as well.
The family members are South China tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), categorised as ‘critically endangered’ by the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Credit: Hangzhou Wildlife World/Newsflash
The video shows the moment the fluffy triplets, affectionately named Aoao, Lili, and Gigi, frolic inside their enclosure which was decorated to celebrate their 100 days of life.
A worker feeds the adorable cubs before one is seen playing with a toy as the video ends.
Their birth was considered special as breeding among the species is difficult and it is extremely rare to have all three triplets survive.
The cute cubs still require 24-hour care, healthy diets and constant medical checkups. All three weigh between two and three kilogrammes (4.4 and 6.6 lbs).
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Story By: Wu Juan, Sub-Editor: Marija Stojkoska, Agency: Newsflash
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