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WATCH: Ohio zoo calls in dog to care for three tiger cubs

OHIO: A zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio has called in Australian Shepherd dog to help care of three orphaned tiger cubs. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens said the female cubs, Chira, Batari, and Izzy, have been under the care of zookeepers since their mother rejected them after their Feb. 3 birth -- and a 6-year-old Australian shepherd named Blakely was brought in to help act as a surrogate parent. "The 6-year-old super dog has been called into action to provide snuggling, comfort and a body to climb," the zoo said…