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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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Woodland Park Zoo’s twin Red Pandas are four-months-old, and they are now exploring their outdoor backyard. With Halloween around the corner, the cubs were also treated to their first playtime with pumpkins! The sisters, named Zeya (ZAY-uh) and Ila (EE-la),... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo has double the reason to celebrate with the birth of two endangered Przewalski’s Horse foals just one day apart. The species was once completely extinct in the wild. Keepers are delighted with the arrival of a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo has double the reason to celebrate with the birth of two endangered Przewalski’s Horse foals just one day apart. The species was once completely extinct in the wild. Keepers are delighted with the arrival of a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Virginia Zoo welcomed a male Masai Giraffe calf on October 13, 2018. This is the first baby for mom Noelle, who is five years old, and the sixth calf for dad Billy. Noelle gave birth during the early morning... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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An endangered male Pygmy Hippo was born on August 4 at Zoo Miami. After several weeks of private time, bonding with his mother, the yet unnamed calf recently made its public debut. Zoo staff were very careful to ensure that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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An endangered Grevy's Zebra has been born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, UK. First-time mother, Imogen, gave birth to the female foal in the early hours of October 12 at the Wild Explorers exhibit. Keepers say both mother and the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Banham Zoo are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the zoo, a male Red Panda cub, an extremely valuable addition to the ongoing international efforts to protect this threatened species. The cub, which is yet to be... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center is caring for nearly 300 Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtle “washbacks” that were pushed ashore when Hurricane Leslie disrupted their habitat. “When Sea Turtles hatch, they rely on energy stores from a yolk sac... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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ZooParc de Beauval is home to 10,000 animals, including 600 different species. The Zoo is also the largest zoological maternity hospital in France, with about 750 births each year. This past summer has been no different for the successful facility.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at ZooBorns
She was transferred to a zoo in Syracuse, NY.
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On September 22, on World Rhino Day, 16-year-old Black Rhinoceros Maburi gave birth to a female calf at Zoo Berlin. Then, after spending about three weeks in the barn bonding with her mother, the little girl stepped confidently into the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at ZooBorns
Thank you for sharing! Sorry it took us so long to reply!
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A rare baby Gibbon is the latest addition to the “biggest baby boom of mammals” on record at Chester Zoo. The Silvery Gibbon – one of the world’s most threatened primates – was born to mom Tilu, age 10, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at ZooBorns
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The forty-five Western Pond Turtle hatchlings at Woodland Park Zoo are not only tiny and cute, but also very rare and precious. As part of a collaborative recovery project with Washington state, the turtles were gathered as eggs from nests... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Auckland Zoo is part of ‘Operation Nest Egg’ (O.N.E), a national programme helping to increase Aotearoa’s Kiwi population. The Zoo’s latest fluffy hatchling is the second Kiwi chick this season. The chick is the first to hatch in October, which... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at ZooBorns
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After an almost two-year pregnancy, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is happy to announce the addition of a female calf to its Asian elephant herd. Kairavi, Sanskrit for moonlight, was born Tuesday, October 9, at 11:28 p.m., inside... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Fifteen baby Western Pond Turtles arrived last week at the Oregon Zoo. Smaller than a nickel, the hatchlings are extremely vulnerable to predators. To give them a fighting chance, the tiny turtles were collected from the wild and will be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Kansas City Zoo’s Masai Giraffe herd just got bigger! On Sunday, September 30, at 11:29 pm, six-year-old Makali gave birth to a male calf. The calf weighed 135 pounds and already stands 5 feet, 5 inches tall. A neonatal exam... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Tierpark Berlin’s four Sumatran Tiger cubs are now eight-weeks-old, and the quad had their first big veterinarian checkup on October 2. Photo Credits: Tierpark Berlin Although they aren’t even the size of a domestic house cat, the cubs can already... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is pleased to announce that 22-year-old, Western Lowland Gorilla, Kumbuka, gave birth to a healthy infant. The 4.8-pound female was born on September 28th at 1:30 pm. Labor began in the mixed-species habitat the Gorillas share... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Binder Park Zoo announced news of a baby Red Panda that is now on exhibit at the zoo. A male Red Panda cub, named Oolong, was born on June 29 to parents Cinnamon and Mowmow. Unfortunately, Oolong’s mother, Cinnamon, died... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at ZooBorns
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A female African Elephant calf was born to experienced mom, Umngani, on September 26 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The female weighed in at 281-pounds, making her the largest calf ever to be born at the Safari Park.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2018 at ZooBorns
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The Milwaukee County Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a female Red Panda cub on June 6. The baby is the first Red Panda cub ever born at the zoo. Photo Credit: Joel Miller/Milwaukee County Zoo The video... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at ZooBorns
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A rare baby Sun Bear delighted conservationists when she was born at Chester Zoo in June to parents who were rescued from illegal wildlife traders in Cambodia. When they were just cubs themselves, mom Milli and dad Toni were taken... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2018 at ZooBorns
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A Sumatran Orangutan named Daisy gave birth to a healthy baby girl at 8:14 a.m. on September 7 at Sedgwick County Zoo. Daisy began labor during the afternoon of September 6. After laboring naturally through the night, she encountered complications... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2018 at ZooBorns