Watch As Two Cubs Meet An Adult Tiger For The First Time

On this clip from the BBC nature series “Tigers About the House,” tiger skilled Giles Clark from Australia Zoo introduces two rescued tiger cubs, Spot and Stripe, to their first grown-up giant cat.

The tiger who had the consideration of being the primary grownup that the kids got to say hello to was Maneki, a nine-year-old female who had never before seen cubs.

All through the meeting, Maneki and the cubs immediately beginning chuffing at each other, which is their method of saying hi. It’s additionally used by mom tigers to comfort their cubs, a good signal according to Zookeeper Clark that Maneki (and the other tigers) will welcome Spot and Stripe when they’re big enough.