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On November 6, eight West African Dwarf Crocodiles hatched from eggs at the San Diego Zoo’s Reptile House—the first hatching of its kind in the zoo’s 101-year history. Three baby Crocs successfully hatched on their own, keepers assisted a fourth... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The “Panda-monium” continues as France’s first Giant Panda baby grows up at Zoo de Beauval. Born on August 4, the little Panda is now three months old, has opened his eyes, and sports a fluffy black-and-white coat. Photo Credit: Zoo... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A Snow Leopard cub born this summer at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Bronx Zoo has made its public debut. The female cub, who has not yet been named, plays and wrestles with her mother, K2, in the photos and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A male Asian Small-clawed Otter at the Kansas City Zoo needs a name, and you can submit your favorite here until October 20. The tiny male was born on August 27 to mom Cai, age 10, and dad Ian, age... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The Los Angeles Zoo is thrilled to welcome two Mandrill babies to the troop. Mandrills are the largest of all Monkey species and one of the most colorful. The female baby was born on August 3, 2017 to five-year-old mother,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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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