New wolf cubs have been born for the first time in four years at Kristiansand Zoo.
The four female cubs were born in the Norwegian Wilderness section of the combined zoo and amusement park in Kristiansand on May 16th, reports broadcaster NRK.
“All four are lively and well,” veterinarian and head of animal department Rolf-Arne Ølberg said after carrying out a health check of the baby wolves.
The cubs’ parents, four-year-old Fenris and three-year-old Frøya, will be now given time alone with their cubs to get used to now living in a pack.
“This is good for the pack structure. It allows the male and female to bond, and now we will focus on ensuring they are given some peace, and that they do will together from now on,” Ølberg told NRK.
The two-week-old sisters now weigh around two kilograms each.