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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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Zoo Berlin recently welcomed five baby Capybaras to their South American exhibit! Born just several weeks ago, the five pups, along with mother, Lucia, explored their enclosure for the first time! Careful to stay close to mother and each other,... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at ZooBorns
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It's a boy!! The Alaska SeaLife Center is pleased to announce the birth of a male Steller Sea Lion pup at 12:14 pm on July 20, 2014. Parents are 14-year-old mother, Eden, and 21-year-old father, Woody. Eden and pup are... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Oakland Zoo has so many adorable pictures of their new baby Hamadryas Baboon, Mimi, that they decided to post one every day this week on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OakZoo Oakland Zoo gives the baby Baboons baby toys like stuffed animals... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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As keepers at the Netherlands’ Burgers’ Zoo were moving the White Rhino herd into the stables at the end of the day on July 23, they got a big surprise – Kwanzaa, a female Rhino, had delivered a male calf!... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Kecil, a 6-month-old Bornean Orangutan, is winning the hearts of Brookfield Zoo fans, but most importantly, he is bonding with his surrogate mother, a 53-year-old Bornean Orangutan named Maggie. Photo Credit: Brookfield Zoo Kecil (pronounced Ka-cheel, which is Indonesian for... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Photo taken on June 18, 2014, by Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Seen here at just seven weeks old, San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Cheetah cub is getting to know his new dog companion as the two continue... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Belfast Zoo recently announced the news that Kamili, the Western Lowland Gorilla, welcomed a little bundle of joy on Sunday 30 March 2014. During the early weeks newborn gorillas cling to the mother’s stomach and Kamili was so protective that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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Tammy Spratt, San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Okapi mother Ayana watched over her 2-week-old calf as he took a break from nursing this morning at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The male calf, named Jackson, was born on July... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Phoenix Zoo’s Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation Native Species Conservation Center has announced the first-ever propagation of the threatened Narrow-headed Gartersnake (Thamnophis rufipunctatus). In 2007, the Zoo received a small research population of wild-caught Narrow-headed Gartersnakes in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Binder Park Zoo will introduce to exhibit for the first time, not one, but two baby Giraffes born this summer! The first baby, born on June 12th, is a female named Kitovu. Her mother is 5 ½ year old Kayin.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A group of Squirrel Monkeys new to Australia’s Taronga Zoo has already produced two energetic youngsters. The troop leaps and climbs in the treetops of the zoo’s Amazonia exhibit. Photo Credit: Taronga Zoo Eleven females recently joined Taronga’s male, Chico,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A baby Meerkat is making its first public appearance at the United Kingdom’s Longleat Safari & Adventure Park. Photo Credit: Ian Turner Although born in May, the pup has spent the last two months inside an underground den with first-time... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Meet Point Defiance Zoo's 9-week-old Canada Lynx kitten. Jasper is part of the Species Survival Plan® for Canada Lynx, which are listed as endangered in Washington state. He now weighs about 4 pounds and is being hand-reared by Point Defiance... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at ZooBorns
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An endangered species of lemur has become the first of its kind to be born at Chester Zoo. The new youngster – an Alaotran Gentle Lemur - arrived to mum Molly and dad Fady. Keepers have kept a close eye... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at ZooBorns
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This striking Tawny Frogmouth chick is being hand-reared by Bird keeper Jade Stott at Cotswold Wildlife Park. She took on the role of surrogate mother to the beautiful baby bird when, unfortunately, the breeding adults didn't prove to be the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre assists ill, injured, or abandoned marine mammals with the goal of rehabilitating them for release back into their natural habitat. If you believe a marine mammal is in distress, contact the Marine Mammal... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A Red Panda cub born June 9 at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo made her media debut this week and was proclaimed “feisty, chubby, and squirmy” by her keepers. Photo Credit: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Now 30 days old, the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo welcomed its first koala joey for this year’s breeding season, with the little female beginning to explore the world outside her mother’s pouch to the delight of visitors. Photo Credit: Taronga Zoo The joey has been named Bai’yali... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Lion Country Safari, a leader in Giraffe breeding programs in North America with over 60 Giraffe births, just welcomed its first giraffe calf of 2014. The baby, named Nafari, which means “first-born” in Swahili, was born June 24th. He was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Catch all your favorite ZooBorns on the go with Instagram! Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Visitors to Taronga's Backyard to Bush got a surprise last Friday when the zoo's MacArthur Merino Sheep, Berry, gave birth on exhibit! The healthy female lamb, who keepers’ have named Button, can now be seen alongside mum at Taronga’s farmyard.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Praha has managed to parent-rear a Philippine Scops Owl chick. The endangered species of owl lives only in the northern part of the Philippines. Prague Zoo actively contributes to its protection in cooperation with the rescue station for owls... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at ZooBorns
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ZSL London Zoo has welcomed its first ever baby Sloth, after a very surprise pregnancy. Zookeepers were dealt a huge surprise in the Rainforest Life exhibit when female Sloth Marilyn was found to be pregnant – as they didn’t even... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Two Snowy Owls have hatched at Drusillas Park and have been turning heads at the award winning zoo in East Sussex. The little hoots were discovered by keepers on June 12th and 14th and are making excellent progress. The chicks... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Lily, a one-and-a-half-year-old Asian Elephant, enjoyed some splash time with the entire herd this week at the Oregon Zoo. Photo Credit: Shervin Hess The Oregon Zoo’s Elephant herd includes Lily, her mother Rose-Tu, her father Tusko, brother Samudra, adult males... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at ZooBorns