African lion cub born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo for 1st time in 20 years: VIDEO

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Lincoln Park Zoo has a new baby!

For the first time in 20 years, an African lion cub has been born at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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The zoo released a video of the cub with its mother Zari.

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The zoo released a video of the cub with its mother Zari.



The zoo doesn't know its sex yet, so they're waiting a little longer for a name.

The cub will stay behind the scenes for the next several months before being revealed to the public.

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Last October, the Chicago zoo unveiled it's new state-of-the-art lion habitat. The newly-renovated "Pepper Family Wildlife Center" features an expanded habitat for a pride of four African lions, snow leopards, lynx, and red pandas.

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The Lincoln Park Zoo cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art lion habitat Thursday morning.

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