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


London Zoo tiger cub drowns

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