Endangered leopard cub on view at Denver Zoo

By: Associated Press
January 16, 2014 Updated: January 16, 2014 at 5:07 pm
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photo - Sochi, a baby amur leopard, was born at Denver Zoo on Dec. 3, 2013. (Provided by Denver Zoo via Denver Post)
Sochi, a baby amur leopard, was born at Denver Zoo on Dec. 3, 2013. (Provided by Denver Zoo via Denver Post) 

DENVER — An endangered leopard cub is now on view for Denver Zoo visitors, six weeks after his birth.

The zoo said Thursday the the cub is named Sochi, after the Russian city hosting this year's Winter Olympics.

Sochi is an Amur leopard. The zoo says his species is critically endangered.

He's the 10th Amur leopard born at the zoo since 1989.

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