Can lion cubs pass the swimming test – Video

  1 Gold Medal Mel Stewart | May 12th, 2014 | Featured, International, Lifestyle, Video

Swimming video is courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Zoo.

Via Youtube:

Four African lion cubs born to Shera on March 2 had their swim reliability test this morning. All lion cubs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo must take a swim test, carefully monitored by the animal care team, before going on exhibit. As part of the test they must prove that they can swim to land and pull themselves out of the water. All of the cubs passed. They are now one step closer to going on exhibit in a few weeks with their aunts and half siblings.

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  1. DanJohnRob says:
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    What’s the NAG record for lion cub swim tests? I think the first cub may have challenged it, although the other 3 had much prettier strokes. Maybe the first little guy uses USRPT?

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About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly.As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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