Snow Leopard cub makes zoo proud

August 23, 2013 5:49:14 PM PDT
Brookfield Zoo is proudly showing off their rare snow leopard cub.

The male cub was born back in June to proud parents Sarani and Sabu.

Since his birth, he's been kept out of the public eye in an off-exhibit den.

Zoo officials say he now tips the scale at 10 pounds and will go on public display by mid-September.

Snow leopards are an endangered species.

Experts believe there are between 3,500 and 7,000 remaining in the wild.