Week in Photos: Baby Lions, Katrina Remembered, More

Week in Photos: Baby Lions, Katrina Remembered, More
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Amman, Jordan, August 27, 2007—Five newborn white lion cubs take a catnap at the Jordan Zoo.

White lions, which originated in South Africa, are actually African lions.

The rare animals are the result of a recessive gene that gives them striking white coats instead of the normal golden fur.

Though white lions are rare in the wild, about 30 live in captivity worldwide.

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—Photograph by Muhammad Hamed/Reuters
 
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