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Austrian zoo unveils 5 rare white tiger cubs, one of which is named 'Obama'



Five rare white tiger cubs made their debut at the White Zoo in Kernhof, Austria over the weekend, ABC News reports. According The Guardian, the cuddly little Bengal cubs, born back on April 25, are believed to be Europe's first quintuplet of white tiger cubs.

The adorable litter is made up four females and one male, WPTV notes, adding that the girl cubs were all given rather typical names -- Lali, Lela, Lila, and Lulu. But it's the lone boy cub who was given the memorable moniker of 'Obama.'

"We are very, very proud and very happy, because they are totally normal, there is nothing wrong (with them)," WPTV quotes Zoo Director Herbert Eder as having said.

And what about that curious naming of the boy cub? Well, Eder told ABC News, "I don't know why we named the boy Obama. Maybe the president will read this news online. He is invited anytime to visit."

In the meantime, check out the photos above and the video below. And if you still haven't had your fill of white tiger cubs, check out the photos of white tiger cub triplets a zoo in Argentina showed off earlier this year.

Five White Tiger Cubs Make Their Public Debut


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write2chance May 27 2014 at 3:21 PM

What an insult to the tiger.

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smrg12 May 27 2014 at 3:09 PM

A white cat nemed Obama!! How sad. You've gotta feel sorry for the poor ***** cat!!!!!!

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JIM IN TENNESSEE May 27 2014 at 3:27 PM

What a insult to this poor baby Tiger

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nama holston May 27 2014 at 4:11 PM

Does it have a legal birth certificate?

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j.pr3 May 27 2014 at 3:54 PM

What a despicable, deplorable, horrible thing to do!!!!!!!!! Why would anyone want to burden anyone or anything with a moniker like that? That is just inhumane!!!!

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Mary j.pr3 May 27 2014 at 7:21 PM

hope you never need a black person to save you life.. I am sure you feel the same way about all the black American citizen who died in war you the likes of you. Hope you need a blodd transfusion and its a black persons. thy don't you leave the USA we don't want your kind here. Oh yeah find a nice place where nice white boys will committ mass. You know those rich, gop with lots of guns in the family murder

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mightyloulou j.pr3 May 27 2014 at 9:43 PM

You are the ignorant teabagger that needs a life.

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smitchell1015 May 27 2014 at 4:41 PM

Really? Obama? That poor cub deserves a far better namesake than the disgraceful president's name!

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onebluebrick smitchell1015 May 27 2014 at 9:22 PM

Our president is a dignified, accomplished man. You should hold your tongue.

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mightyloulou smitchell1015 May 27 2014 at 9:44 PM

You want to insult him call him george Bush

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jhps32 May 27 2014 at 3:41 PM

what a sad pathetic bunch of nitwits these commentators are with their inanity

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leslie May 27 2014 at 3:37 PM

Must be a halfafrican tiger?

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marchesiello5 leslie May 27 2014 at 6:39 PM

I would say a Muslim tiger

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mightyloulou marchesiello5 May 27 2014 at 9:47 PM

You teabaggers take so many non issues and try to make them issues. Obama is not nor ever has been Muslim. He goes to a Christian church and that is absolutely not allowed by Muslims Its punishable by death in many places. Wake up your stupid fluff doesn't fool or sway anyone. Ecept stupid right wingers.

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dretis leslie May 28 2014 at 6:00 AM

halfarfrican? wow how incredibly stupid, , tigers are from Asia not Africa ta da you learn something new everyday, especially when you are stoooopid ....... my god what teabaggers will hang their hat on for ever. muslim????? S.A.D marchesiello5 really S.A.D I mean it I really do lol

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TheGunClinger May 27 2014 at 3:16 PM

Obama the tiger?? More like a ***** cat.

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Patty May 27 2014 at 3:22 PM

Which country is it that keeps putting down useless, but otherwise healthy animals, that it has no need for, and that no other countries want either??? Who is taking bets that they'll regret naming it Obama soon enough?

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