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Two tiger cubs meet for the first time at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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(CNN) - Two tiger cubs from different families will grow up together as brothers.

An endangered Sumatran tiger, which was rejected by his mom, was flown from the National Zoo in Washington to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Monday.

There, he met a Bengal tiger cub rescued during an alleged smuggling attempt at the Mexico border.

The two became instant friends, wrestling and jumping. Zoo keepers will closely watch them for the next day or so.

Visitors at the safari park will be able to see them both in action through the zoo's nursery window.

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