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Interests: chris and andrew love baby animals and it just so happens that they know a bunch of folks at zoos. these insitutions are always welcoming new arrivals, so we figured why not put them all in one place?
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Zoo Wrocław is excited to announce the birth of a litter of Red River Hogs. Three piglets were born on April 3rd. The matriarch of the herd, and new mother, is Petunia. Petunia arrived at Zoo Wroclaw from Brooklyn, NYC,... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at ZooBorns
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A pair of Spectacled Owl chicks, at Zoo Basel, hatched at the beginning of February. Too big for their nest, they are now quite content to perch on branches and wait for Mama or Papa to bring them food! The... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
Hello Tracey The staff at ZooBorns does not have any additional information on this species beyond what is in this article. The Houston Zoo may have additional information. Best of luck with the report.
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A tiny, critically endangered Rodrigues Flying Fox almost didn't live past her first day at the Oregon Zoo, but the pup is now one-month-old and well on the road to recovery. "Rods," as Rodrigues Flying Foxes are often called in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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ZooBorns introduced readers to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's trio of Polar Bear cubs in our featured article posted on International Polar Bear Day: "A Trio of Polar Bears for 'International Polar Bear Day' ". On November 8, first-time mom, Anana,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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In full view of zoo visitors, Myeisha the Giraffe delivered a baby at Australia’s Monarto Zoo on April 19. This calf is Myeisha’s fourth and is the first giraffe born at Monarto Zoo in eight years. Photo Credit: Simon Dower/Zoos... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Three Cheetah cubs made their public debut last week at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Born on October 20, the cubs, one male and two females, have been growing and developing well behind the scenes under the watchful eye of mother,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Thirteen exuberant Dwarf Goat kids are delighting visitors of Zoo Basel! The springtime births began on March 18, and the father to all of the ‘kids’ is two-year-old Wingu. The movements of the young Dwarf Goats are a bit clumsy... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Visitors to Aalborg Zoo, in Denmark, have been enjoying the antics of two adorable Polar Bear sisters. The female cubs were born November 26 to mom, Malik, and the trio emerged from their birthing den in late February. Photo Credits:... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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A Banteng calf was born at Burgers’ Zoo on April 12! The little bull is healthy and weighed-in at about 15 kilos (33 lbs.). Although he is currently sporting a brown coat, within his first year, it will eventually change... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A beautiful male Sumatran Orangutan was born at Basel Zoo on March 4 and has been given the name ‘Ombak’. Ombak is a Malay word that means ‘wave’ or ‘surge’. According to keepers, the infant’s 17-year-old mother, Kila, has become... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at ZooBorns
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On March 16, a female Smooth-coated Otter, living at Wingham Wildlife Park in Kent, UK, gave birth to seven beautiful babies. The new mum, Pong, originally arrived at Wingham Wildlife Park in August 2011, from the Rare Species Conservation Centre,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at ZooBorns
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We normally think of Bunnies at Easter and Reindeer at Christmas. But on April 12, a Reindeer named Bunny at the Brookfield Zoo delivered a fawn just a few days before Easter. This is the first Reindeer birth at the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Fiona, the Hippo born six weeks prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo, is making steady progress under the watchful eyes of her care team. Fans around the world follow Fiona’s journey toward health and independence, and she has become an internet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at ZooBorns
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La Palmyre Zoo, in France, recently welcomed four new Ring-tailed Lemurs! The infants were born to three different mothers between March 3 and March 12. The sexes of the infants are yet-to-be-determined, but Zoo Keepers report that the youngsters (which... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Two female Desert Bighorn lambs were born, to different mothers, in the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Bighorn Sheep habitat at Condor Ridge on March 19 and March 25. “We are thrilled to welcome these lambs to the Bighorn herd,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Toronto Zoo is proud to announce the successful hatching of four African Penguin chicks! The yet-to-be-named chicks will be viewable in their Indoor Viewing Area beginning Friday, April 14 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm daily. It was determined after... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A big, beautiful bundle of joy has joined the Memphis Zoo family. The Zoo’s Nile Hippopotamus, Binti, gave birth to a healthy girl on March 23. The 76-pound calf, which is soon-to-be-named, made her public debut April 8. The Memphis... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at ZooBorns
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CCTV cameras at Chester Zoo recently captured the beautiful moment a rare Rothschild’s Giraffe calf was born. The five-foot-tall male arrived April 3 to eight-year-old mum Orla. His fall to earth and first wobbly steps were also caught on camera.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The arrival of spring brought a cheetah cub boom to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Virginia, where two large litters were born over the course of a single week. Three-year-old Happy gave birth to five healthy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A Clouded Leopard Cub that made history when it was born on March 1 now has a name and has opened his eyes. The cub was named Niron, which means eternal and everlasting in Thai. Niron was conceived through artificial... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Recently, a gentleman stopped at the entrance of Cango Wildlife Ranch, at Oudtshoorn South Africa, with a box containing a tiny, big-eyed Meerkat pup. According to the gentleman, he discovered the baby hovering near mommy’s lifeless body in the middle... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Chester Zoo are celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Bornean Orangutan. The new arrival was born on the morning of April 2, in front of a handful of amazed onlookers. The first of its kind born at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at ZooBorns
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On February 28, Brevard Zoo welcomed its second Scimitar-horned Oryx calf of the year! Unfortunately, first-time mother, Kitcha, displayed no interest in the female newborn. Tests performed the day after birth showed the calf had not yet nursed, and a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Five incredibly cute and feisty felines have joined the Monarto Zoo family, with the birth of a healthy litter of Cheetah cubs to first-time mum Kesho. Born on March 24, the cubs are an exciting addition to the zoo family... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at ZooBorns