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By Iolanda Fonseca

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, June 27th, the Itaipu Biological Refuge, in Foz do Iguaçu, western Paraná, introduced the two first jaguar cubs born in the facility since the beginning of the captive reproduction project in 2007.

The two newborns - one a spotted male (Panthera Onça) and the other a black female (Melanistic Jaguar) - are siblings of jaguar Cacau, daughter of Valente and Nena. They were born on June 1st and have not yet been baptized. The names shall be chosen by voting.

On Thursday, both cubs underwent health screenings, and their sex was . . .

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