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Lioness Sets World Record for Biggest Litter...While on the Pill! (PHOTOS)

Lioness Sets World Record for Biggest Litter...While on the Pill! (PHOTOS)

A pregnancy can surprise when it happens in the animal kingdom, too! As the Telegraph reports, a mama lioness in Zimbabwe has given birth to a staggeringly large litter of eightcubs. Lionesses usually have only two cubs in a litter.

"This has never happened in the history of lions, the world over," shared Hillary Madzikanda, head of scientific services for Zimbabwe's parks authority. "It is actually a world record."

Even more incredibly, the lioness had been on a contraceptive pill when she conceived the octuplets!

Read the whole story (The Telegraph) >>

Did you have any surprises during your pregnancies or while giving birth?

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Image Source: Paul Goldstein / Rex Features via Telegraph

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