By Olivia B. Waxman
March 11, 2014

The Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas, is asking the public to help name their new lion cubs.

The male one is named Doc, but people can vote on what to name the female ones. The choices:

Imara (eh-mar-ah) – meaning strong one
Malika (ma-lee-ka) – meaning angel
Zuri – meaning beautiful
Adanna (ah-dan-nah) – meaning father’s daughter
Makena (ma-kee-nah) – meaning happy one
Zola – meaning quiet, tranquil
Aziza (ah-zee-zah) – meaning darling, respected
Damisi (dah-mee-see) – meaning happy
Amira (ah-mir-ah) – meaning princess
Azima (ah-zee-mah) – meaning mighty
Mboga (em-boga) – meaning groceries

People can email their choices to the zoo or send them via their Facebook page. Voting ends March 20, 2014, and the winning names will be announced March 24, 2014.


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