Naples Zoo


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    Wangyuxuan Xu/Naples Daily News

    Three lion cubs named Karoo (Ka-roo), Ruaha (Ru-ah-ha) and Chobe (Cho-bee), make their grand debut during a media preview at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. They will be officially introduced to the public on Wednesday, July 31.

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    Amanda Inscore

    Laura Baker of Morris, Illinois, feeds a giraffe at the Naples Zoo on Thursday morning.