Lincoln Park Zoo Reveals Names of Lion Cubs, and They're Unexpectedly Sweet
Lincoln Park Zoo has revealed the names of its new lion cubs: Meet Pesho, Sidai and Lomelok. The cubs were born Jan. 9, and a health checkup in February revealed all three were males. They joined big brother Pilipili, who was born in March 2022,...
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The names were chosen by Maasai "lion guardians" (Ilchokuti) in Tanzania, who work with Lincoln Park Zoo's conservation partner, KopeLion. Each name has a special meaning in the Maa language:
— Pesho (pe-sho) translates as an "unexpected gift."
— Sidai (see-dye) means good.
— Lomelok (low-mey-lock) means sweet.
(posted for the lazy, by the lazy)
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Thank God they didn't let the general public vote. We would have ended up with Ditka, Ditka2, and Malort.