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Toronto Zoo’s four-month-old Clouded Leopard cubs are transitioning to a new play space and zoo guests can now see the sisters during limited times on most days. Their new den has climbing logs positioned just right for the growing cubs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A tiny male Bengal Tiger cub that was being smuggled into the United States is receiving care at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The young Tiger was confiscated by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers, who discovered the cub... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The long-awaited birth of a precious Giant Panda cub at Zoo de Beauval, the first to be born in France, occurred on August 4 under the close scrutiny of zoo staff and their Chinese counterparts. Now just over one week... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Four Warthog piglets, born June 20 at Zoo Miami, made their exhibit debut this week alongside their parents. At six weeks old, the piglets (one female and three males) explored the exhibit, rooted around in the soil, and tasted fresh... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Five Cheetah cubs born May 15 at Prague Zoo are growing up fast! We introduced you to these fluffy quintuplets on ZooBorns back in June and the cubs are now thriving under the care of their six-year-old mother, Savannah. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Cotswold Wildlife Park is celebrating the birth of a litter of five Eurasian Wolf cubs – the first to be born at the Park in its 47-year history. For the first ten days of their lives, the cubs were hidden... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Two rare Eastern Black Rhino calves were born within days of each other at the Chester Zoo, boosting global numbers of the Critically Endangered species. The new mothers, Kitani and Zuri, delivered their babies on June 19 and June 26... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Five fluffy Cheetah cubs made their public debut this week at Australia’s Monarto Zoo. Born in March to mother Kesho, the cubs immediately began exploring their new environment after bonding with Kesho in a private den for about three months.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2017 at ZooBorns
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When a Southern Three-banded Armadillo pup was born at Poland’s Zoo Wroclaw one morning in May, zoo keepers kept a close eye on how the mother, Hermiona, interacted with her newborn. By that afternoon, the staff realized that Hermiona was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Julius the Reticulated Giraffe calf is taking baby steps toward recovery after facing several challenges in his first few weeks of life. Born June 15 at the Maryland Zoo, the 143-pound, six-foot tall calf stood on wobbly legs just 20... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A trio of month-old Bat-eared Fox kits are stealing hearts at Germany’s Zoo Krefeld since they emerged from their den in early June. It’s been ten years since Bat-eared Foxes were born at Zoo Krefeld, and the arrival of a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A baby Western Lowland Gorilla was born on June 2 at the Philadelphia Zoo with assistance from a team of veterinarians and human medical specialists. The baby, a boy, has already integrated with the zoo’s Gorilla troop and can be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Two baby African Sengis at Chester Zoo named Ping and Pong are about the size of – you guessed it – ping pong balls. The twins were born on May 5. African Sengis, also known as Round-eared Elephant Shrews, grow... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at ZooBorns
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When a Southern Three-banded Armadillo was born at the Cincinnati Zoo this spring, keepers selected a fitting name for the golf-ball-sized female: Pallina, which happens to be the name of the small white ball in a bocce set. Photo Credits:... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Denver Zoo is happy to announce the birth of Umi, an endangered Malayan Tapir. The female calf, whose name means “life” in Malayan, was born to mother Rinny and father Benny early in the morning on May 6. She is... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo are getting some unique helpers as they assist an endangered 7-week-old François’ Langur Monkey: The entire Langur troop pitches in to socialize the baby, while keepers make sure he gets enough food... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Cotswold Wildlife Park is celebrating the arrival of the first-ever Crowned Sifaka to be born in Great Britain. The baby male, named Yousstwo, is the first baby for new parents Bafana and Tahina. Cotswold Wildlife Park is the only mainland... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Tilly, a North American River Otter, is raising two tiny pups, born February 26 at the Oregon Zoo. The new arrivals — one male and one female — weighed around 4 ounces each at birth and have already doubled that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Three Malayan tiger cubs born February 3 at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are gaining weight, opening their eyes and getting feisty! You first met the cubs on ZooBorns when the zoo announced that the trio would be cared... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Perth Zoo welcomed an endangered Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo joey, the second to be born at the zoo since 1980. Born the size of a jellybean in July 2016, the male joey, named Haroli, is just starting to become noticeable to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A baby Nile Hippopotamus arrived six weeks ahead of schedule at the Cincinnati Zoo, and the staff is now providing critical care for the premature calf, which is the first to be born at the zoo in 75 years. Seventeen-year-old... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Giant Panda cubs Ya Lun and Xi Lun are nearly four months old and can now scoot, wobble, and walk across their day room at Zoo Atlanta. Born September 3, the female cubs are capturing the world’s attention as they... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo welcomed its largest litter of Meerkats ever, with keepers monitoring the progress of six playful pups. The pups were born on November 7, but have just begun to venture outside their nest box to explore their habitat. This... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Staff at the Oregon Zoo recorded a rare Humboldt Penguin chick as it peeked out of a tiny hole it had made in its egg in preparation for hatching. Like most baby birds, Penguins use a sharp bump on their... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is celebrating its first successful Short-beaked Echidna births in 29 years, with keepers monitoring the progress of three healthy Echidna babies born to three different mothers. The puggles, as baby Echidnas are called, have just opened their eyes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at ZooBorns