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4 baby warthogs make debut at Zoo Miami

3 boys, girl will spend mornings on display until they adjust to new environment

Four 6-week-old warthogs made their debut Tuesday at Zoo Miami.
Four 6-week-old warthogs made their debut Tuesday at Zoo Miami. (Zoo Miami)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Four 6-week-old warthogs have joined their parents in Zoo Miami's public exhibit.

The piglets -- three boys and one girl -- made their debut Tuesday after being kept behind the scenes with their mother Erica and father Beebop since their June 20 birth.

They are the first offspring for both parents and the second successful birth of warthogs at the zoo.

Zoo Miami spokesman Ron Magill said the piglets will spend their mornings on display until they become more comfortable in their new surroundings.

Warthogs, made popular by Pumba in Disney's "The Lion King," are found in sub-Saharan Africa.