Death comes after staff 'kept close eye' on tiger cub

  • Melati's pregnancy lasted around 105 days
  • Zookeepers kept a careful watch on the first-time mother through hidden cameras
  • The cub was too young to be sexed or named
  • It was born six months after the opening of the new "tiger territory" at London Zoo

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London Zoo tiger cub drowns

The first tiger cub to be born at London Zoo for 17 years has died.