DES MOINES, Iowa — The Blank Park Zoo is home to three lion cubs, and the public is being asked to help give them names.
Five cubs were born on November 14th, but only three of them survived–two females and a male. Voting for names of these cubs remains open through January 16th at Noon. The possible names and their meanings are as follow:
Asha (ah-sha): life
Amara (ah-mar-a): immortal
Safiya (sa-fee-ya): pure
Amani (ah-mon-ee): desires, wishes
Kali (kaw-lee): fierce, sharp
Jabari (ja-bar-ee): the brave one
Bontu (bon-too): happy
Noahli (no-ah-lee): rest, comfort
To vote for your favorite name, visit www.blankparkzoo.com/vote. The winning names will be announced on January 19th.