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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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A rescued Owl is ready to be returned to the wild after receiving expert care at New Zealand’s Wellington Zoo. Photo Credit: Wellington Zoo The young Morepork Owl was brought to the zoo in early December and cared for in... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at ZooBorns
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A trio of tiny Sumatran Tiger cubs has made their first public appearance at Chester Zoo. Photo Credits: Chester Zoo The four-week-old Tiger triplets were born on January 2nd but have just started to emerge from their den, as their... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is home to eight Orangutans, including their newest, born November 19, 2014. Photo Credits: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium The female was born to first-time mother, ‘Sepilok’, and father, ‘Chip’. The zoo recently... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently caring for a blind Harbor Seal. He was the last Harbor Seal pup rescue of 2014, after being found at Land's End in Homer, AK. Photo Credits: Alaska SeaLife Center Because of his blindness,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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This morning Snapchat launched Discover! We've partnered up to share new original videos showcasing baby zoo and aquarium animals each week. Snapchat Discover is a new way to explore stories from different editorial teams. It’s the result of collaboration with... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, in South Carolina, was recently greeted by a new Koala joey. The male juvenile, born in May to ‘Lottie’ and ‘Jimmie’, emerged from mother’s pouch and has become quite the attraction. Photo Credits: JMB Photography The... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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It was recently bath-time for Sumatran Tiger, ‘Jaya’ and her female cubs, at Point Defiance Zoo. ‘Kirana’, ‘Dari’, and ‘Indah’ seemed to be enjoying their beautification routine with mom. Photo Credits: Point Defiance Zoo The cubs’ birth was part of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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A baby Bornean Orangutan at Germany’s Zoo Berlin is being raised by zoo keepers after her mother failed to care for her. Photo Credit: Zoo Berlin The baby was born early in the morning on January 12 to first-time mother... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s three lion cubs, born November 13 to three-year-old mother Imani and four-year-old father John, got their first health checkup last week. The zoo’s veterinary staff and animal care team weighed the feisty felines, administered... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two Koala joeys have become ‘tree-mates’ at Taronga Zoo, snacking, sniffing and snoozing side-by-side since moving away from their mothers. Photo Credits: Taronga Zoo ‘Holly’ and ‘Bai’yali’ recently moved into a “koala crèche”, where the pair has been spotted munching... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Zurich has eagerly waited 18 years to be able to announce the birth of a new East African Black Rhino. After years of failed breeding attempts, the zoo has been closely monitoring the recent pregnancy of one of their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at ZooBorns
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In late December, Zoo Zurich welcomed the arrival of a newborn male Guanaco, named ‘Omar’. Photo Credits: Zoo Zurich/Enzo Franchini Wild relatives of the Llama, Guanacos are hump-less members of the Camelidae family that inhabit the arid and semi-arid habitats... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Allwetter Zoo, in Germany, are excited to share the birth of a Giraffe calf! The boy was born to eight-year-old mother ‘Makena’ on December 29th. Photo Credits: Allwetter Zoo After a gestation period of about 15 months, the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Rare frogs found in the forests of South East Asia have bred for the first time at Chester Zoo. The 43 Cinnamon Frogs are the only amphibians of their kind to hatch in any zoo in the world in nearly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at ZooBorns
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A healthy baby Sumatran Orangutan was delivered by Caesarean section on January 7, and the Como Zoo is celebrating this precious arrival. Photo Credit: Como Zoo An entire team of 15 medical professionals was on hand to deliver 27-year-old Markisa’s... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at ZooBorns
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France’s ZooParc de Beauval is celebrating the arrival of three Asian Small-clawed Otter pups! The trio was born to female Suri, who is providing excellent care. Photo Credit: ZooParc de Beauval As their name implies, these Otters have short claws,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo had a late Christmas present when ‘Flora’, the Pygmy Hippo, gave birth to a much needed boy on Boxing Day. Photo Credits: ZSL Whipsnade The Zoo’s keepers say they are especially proud of the baby’s... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Just three-and-a-half weeks after tens of thousands of viewers watched them hatch and grow via streaming nest camera, the National Aviary’s African Penguin chicks made their public debut, on January 8th. Photo Credits: National Aviary On the morning of January... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at ZooBorns
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A tiny new arrival managed to make a big appearance just hours before 2014 drew to a close, at Edinburgh Zoo. A male Malayan Tapir was born to mother, ‘Sayang’, and first time father, ‘Mogli’, in the early hours of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo is excited to share news of the birth of an Alpaca! Photo Credits: Amiee Stubbs (Image 1); Kathleen Gregory (Images 2,3,4) Born December 13th, the male, named ‘Bandit’, is the first Alpaca to be born at the Zoo.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Eight baby Turtles confiscated from wildlife traffickers are safe in their new home at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Photo Credit: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium The young Wood, Blanding’s, and Loggerhead Musk Turtles are part of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Saint Louis Zoo welcomed a rare baby Sumatran Orangutan on December 14, one of only two born in United States zoos in 2014. Photo Credit: Stephanie Braccini The baby, a female, was born to mother Merah, age 45, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at ZooBorns
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It's always so good to see siblings getting along! 2014 was a good year for NaturZoo Rheine in Germany: last year a total of three Lion-tailed Macaques, an Endangered species, were born at the zoo. The two most recent are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at ZooBorns
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As 2014 came to an end, Lion Country Safari, in Florida, welcomed its fifth giraffe birth of the year! Photo Credits: Lion Country Safari On December 30th, a 70-inch, 165-pound baby boy was born. The baby, named ‘Hakuna’, is safe... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at ZooBorns
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On December 22, 2014, Colchester Zoo’s Aardvark, ‘Oq’, gave birth to a healthy baby! Photo Credits: Colchester Zoo The exciting new arrival was the Zoo's last newborn of 2014 and is doing well! Both mom and keepers have a close... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at ZooBorns