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2 cheetah cubs born at White Oak Conservation

White Oak Conservation
via Florida Times-Union
Two-month-old cheetah cubs keep watch with their mom, Ruffles, at White Oak Conservation in Yulee.

Go ahead, say it: "Aww." Azula and her brother, Zuko, are cute, really cute. The cheetah cub siblings also represent hopes for the future of their species.

The cubs are growing up fast under the watchful eyes of their first-time mom, Ruffles, at White Oak Conservation — an internationally respected nonprofit wildlife refuge in Yulee about 30 miles north of Jacksonville.

Born April 5, the cubs are more than just cute. They signify the future of their species, Steve Shurter, White Oak executive director, said in an email.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.