Quintuplet Tiger Cubs Shown to Public at South Korean Zoo.

Five Siberian tiger cubs, born on June 27 were shown to the public at a South Korean zoo, Thursday.

The Siberian tigers, also known as Korean tigers in South Korea, are listed as an endangered species and are protected by the government.

A zookeeper at Everland theme park in Yongin says it's rare for five tiger cubs to be born at once.

The cubs' names, Areum, Daun, Oori, Nara, Gangsan, were selected via an online vote.

(AFP)

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