Tiger Cubs Entertain Zoo Visitors
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If your pets chew your furniture … then count your lucky stars you don't have one of these furry felines. Fuji Safari Park in Japan welcomed four tiger cubs into its animal family. And packs of

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If your pets chew your furniture … then count your lucky stars you don't have one of these furry felines. Fuji Safari Park in Japan welcomed four tiger cubs into its animal family. And packs of visitors flocked to the zoo for the opportunity to pet the cats. Tickets to touch the tigers sold out faster than most rock concerts, says vice director of operations Daisuke Takeuchi. SOUNDBITE: Daisuke Takeuchi, Fuji Safari Park Vice-Director, operations department, saying (Japanese): "About 90 groups take part in the visits and once we started taking reservations, all the tickets sold out within about three minutes." Visitors weren't disappointed. SOUNDBITE: Takami Murakami, visitor, saying (Japanese): "During their summer break, my children kept saying that they wanted to hold a baby tiger and were so excited that they were having trouble sleeping." But what would it be like if one of these cubs moved in? SOUNDBITE: Chisa Mitsukuri, 7-year-old visitor, saying (Japanese): "Too scary, and I couldn't go home." Almost two months old, the tigers are the first of a boom of feline cubs at the park. Next in line are two baby black Jaguars who will make their public debut on August 1st. Tara Cleary, Reuters.