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Andrew Bleiman
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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Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo has recently experienced a Nigerian Dwarf Goat baby boom! Six goat babies were born: three on Friday, October 10th and three on Sunday, October 12th! Photo Credits: Shannon Calvert ‘Peaches’, who is four and a half years... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at ZooBorns
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Zoo Osnabrück, in Germany, is home to four new Meerkat pups! Photo Credits: Zoo Osnabrück The youngsters were born September 2nd and are, now, wonderfully playful six-week-olds! ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’ have their hands full but are assisted in babysitting duties... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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NaturZoo Rheine, in Germany, is excited to share news of the arrival of their newest Gelada Baboon baby. Photo Credits: Eva Bruns / NaturZoo Rheine The baby was born October 13th and is the sixth Gelada Baboon birth, this year,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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ZSL London Zoo has welcomed an adorable Kinkajou, named “Forrest”! Photo Credits: ZSL London Zoo Arriving from Scotland, Forrest is only 6-months-old and was hand-reared by his previous keepers. At the moment, the little guy is feeling a little shy... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Four new Meerkat “kits” were born September 26th, at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Washington! They’ll be on exhibit for the first time during the “Zoo Boo” event, occurring, at the zoo, this weekend, October 18th and 19th. Photo Credits:... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Abilene Zoo, in Texas, has a new baby Ocelot! Born Sept. 9th, to proud Ocelot parents ‘Hotrod’ and ‘Ellie’, little ‘Lucy’ is now old enough to be out on exhibit with her mother. Photo Credits: Abilene Zoo The father,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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On October 2nd, Zoo Berlin’s Black Rhino, ‘Maburi’, gave birth to a healthy baby boy! Photo Credits: Zoo Berlin (1,2,3); Peter Griesbach (4,5) The yet-to-be named bull calf is, according to keepers, doing exceedingly well. Even without a horn, he... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Canada Lynx kitten, ‘Jasper’, was out enjoying the fall atmosphere, recently, at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Washington. The six-month-old was helping the zoo promote their upcoming annual event, “Zoo Boo”, a special fall themed weekend that will be held... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at ZooBorns
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An orphaned Wombat Joey is receiving round-the-clock care at Taronga Zoo after its mother was struck by a car outside Sydney. Photo Credits: Paul Fahy / Taronga Zoo Taronga Keeper, Evelyn Weston, has taken on the role of surrogate mother... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at ZooBorns
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It’s been 18 years since the Belfast Zoo last welcomed a Red Panda cub, so when a baby was born on July 3, it was cause for celebration! Photo Credit: Belfast Zoo The female cub was born to mother Plocia... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The birth of four Cheetah cubs on July 24 at Zoo Basel demonstrates the importance of inter-zoo cooperation and keeper knowledge to help an endangered species reproduce. Photo Credit: Zoo Basel On April 24 this year, keepers noticed that instead... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The staff at Franklin Park Zoo, in New England, is pleased to announce the birth of a female Masai Giraffe Calf! Photo Credits: Amanda Giardina/Zoo New England (1,2,3,4,5); Sarah Woodruff (6,7,8,9,10,11) After a labor and delivery that lasted about an... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Photo Credit: Ken Bohn African Lion Cub, ‘Evelyn’, recently spent a beautiful morning, at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, tackling her regal father, ‘Izu’. Evelyn is one of four cubs who, for the first time, are sharing the Lion Camp... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at ZooBorns
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On September 8th, beautiful African Lion Cubs were born at the Oregon Zoo. The healthy trio was the first offspring for their seven-year-old mother, ‘Kya’, and father, ‘Zawadi Mungu’. Now, the cubs are 4-weeks-old, adventurous, feisty…and they need names! Photo... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Recently, a keeper from Cotswold Wildlife Park, in the UK, became foster parent to an abandoned Clouded Leopard Cub. Photo Credits: Cotswold Wildlife Park The young female cub was found, at one-day-old, shivering and close to death. Jamie Craig, a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at ZooBorns
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In celebration of World Animal Day this year, Wildlife Reserves Singapore announced the arrival of some of the world’s rarest babies, and among them, a critically endangered Sunda Pangolin. Photo Credits: Wildlife Reserves Singapore The new baby, ‘Radin’, was born... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A baby Tamandua born at Bioparque M'Bopicuá on September 10 is not only the first to be born at the zoo – it is the first captive-born Tamandua in all of Uruguay. Photo Credit: Juan Villalba Also known as Lesser... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A baby Red Panda has arrived at Franklin Park Zoo! Born on June 19, the male cub stayed in the nest box for about 90 days with his mother, Carys, and is just now peeking out to greet zoo visitors.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at ZooBorns
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An education coordinator at Taronga Zoo in Australia has taken on the role of surrogate dad to an orphaned Swamp Wallaby joey, whose mother was struck by a car near Sydney. About 6 months old, the joey has been named... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A rare Javan Gibbon has survived the first few months of life, all thanks to the round-the-clock care and attention provided by the staff at Perth Zoo, Western Australia. Photo Credits: Perth Zoo The little male Javan Gibbon, named ‘Owa’... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at ZooBorns
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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s new Asian Elephant made a grand entrance into the world and arrived just a few days ahead of the zoo’s ‘Elephantastic Weekend’. Photo Credits: Natasha Jefferies (1); Jenny Soppet Smith (2); ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (3,4,5,6,7) The brand... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The young Asian Small-Clawed Otters, at Zoo Berlin, have been entertaining visitors with their undeniable cuteness and their playful antics. Recently, swimming lessons were the preferred activity, and their parents were close by to supervise. Photo Credits: Zoo Berlin The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Last week, we brought you the story of Rica, the baby Southern Three-Banded Armadillo born at Edinburgh Zoo. Rica was only the size of a golf ball when she was born August 24, but she is progressing and developing, as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Primate Keepers and staff, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, have traded in their uniforms for faux-fur vests. The team is working ‘round the clock to care for a female baby Gorilla. Photo Credits: Photo 1 (Pat Story); Photos... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Two Cheetah cubs, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Animal Care Center, recently posed for a photo after a bottle feeding. The female cubs are being hand raised by animal care staff at the Safari Park and receiving around-the-clock... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at ZooBorns