First cheetah cubs born in Quebec make their debut at Parc Safari

Mosi and Jelanie, the first cheetah cubs born in Quebec, have made their debut at Parc Safari. (NBC News)

Cheetah cubs Mosi and Jelanie are 3 months old, and little do they know, they've made history in Canada.

They're the first cheetahs born in Quebec. In early May, they were born about a week premature.

"We had to go in surgery as a C-section and remove the cubs," trainer Natalie Santerre says.

The cubs' mother has no memory of giving birth and likely would have rejected them as her own.

Santerre said it's a miracle they were even born.

"Cheetahs are a very difficult species to breed in captivity for many reasons," she explains.

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