updated 06/01/2012 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 06/01/2012 AT 10:00 AM ET
This face was worth the wait.
Missoula doesn’t know this, but her caretakers at Berlin’s Tierpark Zoo have been waiting 22 years for a puma cub like her. It had been two decades since the zoo had a successful puma offspring.
She weighed just 1.2 lbs. at birth and had to be hand-reared by zoo staff. Now, this 7-week-old cub is big enough to explore her enclosure and meet the public.
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