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National Zoo's Tiger Cubs Have A Swim Test

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Ahhhh! Baby tiger cubs are so stankin' cute!!

We're so glad the government shutdown is over!

Because now we can watch cute baby tigers play around!

The Zoo's two Sumatran tiger cubs took a brisk swim the other day for their own safety.

It was part of a swim reliability test and it's super important!

Zoo keepers have to know that if one of the cubs falls into the pool, they can safely keep their head above the water and they can swim to shore on their own.

Do both cubs pass the test? Do they both drown, forcing the zoo to start over with new cubs??

Check out the video (above) to find out!!

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Mattel Will Stop Wrapping Barbie Dolls In Environmentally-Damaging Packaging

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We approve!

Mattel has announced they will cut ties with controversial paper company Asia Pulp and Paper, which Greenpeace revealed destroys Indonesian rainforests that the endangered species, like the Sumatran tiger, call home!

Following an effective campaign from Greenpeace, the toy maker will no longer be using the paper company's product to create the packaging for their signature Barbie dolls.

Furthermore, Mattel announced,

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