Zoo's cheetah cubs get first health check

The five cubs are healthy and growing, the zoo said (Photo courtesy of National Zoo)

The five cheetah cubs were born at the National Zoo had their first exam on Tuesday and vets say the cubs are healthy and thriving. The six-week-old cubs each weigh between 4 and 5 pounds and are growing quickly, the zoo stated.

They also got their first vaccinations. As evident in the pictures, they looked adorable.

The cubs were born at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal on May 28.

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