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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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Recently, at Schönbrunn Zoo, in Vienna, five Arctic Wolf pups were seen exploring their exhibit for the first time, with mom, ‘Inja’. The pups were born April 25, in a protective, low-lying burrow in their forest exhibit enclosure. Photo Credits:... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at ZooBorns
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After a 15-month-long gestation period, a veteran Giraffe mom, at Taipei Zoo, gave birth on May 13th. The healthy male Giraffe calf fell to earth at a height of 5.9 feet and a weight of 137 lbs. He has been... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Biologists at the California Academy of Sciences recently announced that a new African Penguin chick hatched on May 4. The 16-day-old chick is currently bonding, behind-the-scenes, with dad, ‘Robben’, and mom, ‘Ty’. The new chick will join the rest of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Bioparc Valencia, in Spain, recently welcomed their first Zebra foal of the season. Last spring, the Park received a baby boom in their Zebra herd, and, if all goes well, the prospects a very good for a repeat this year.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Zoo Miami’s 2-month-old Clouded Leopard cubs were photographed, last week, receiving their routine exams and vaccinations. Named ‘Malee’ and ‘Suree’, the two girls did amazing during their exams and were given a clean bill of health! Photo Credits: Zoo Miami... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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It may be summer in the northern hemisphere, but in New Zealand, it’s almost winter – the perfect time for a pair of Red Panda cubs to debut at the Hamilton Zoo. Photo Credit: Hamilton Zoo Born on January 22,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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A blue-eyed Ocelot kitten born a the Dallas Zoo won’t stay that way for long. As the kitten matures, its eyes will naturally turn brown. But that won’t make it any less adorable. Born in the middle of the night... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Visitors to Zoo Berlin can enjoy the spring weather, while watching the Southern Pudu fawns roam their exhibit with the rest of their group. The fawns, a male and female, were born in the early spring and are still sporting... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at ZooBorns
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ZooBorns has been following the San Diego Zoo’s Jaguar cub since he was born, to mom ‘Nindiri’, on March 12th. Our features, “Jaguar Cub Debuts at San Diego Zoo” and “Jaguar Cub Is a Handful…and Mouthful”, were filled with adorable... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo is thrilled to announce the arrival of a male Black Rhino calf, born in the very early hours of Monday April 20th. Photo Credits: Rick Stevens /Taronga Western Plains Zoo The yet-to-be-named arrival is the second... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at ZooBorns
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‘Mowgli’, the Clouded Leopard cub born March 7th, at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, has reached the “terrible twos” (two-months, that is). Mowgli, named after the main character in The Jungle Book, is already established as a celebrity and has been... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Two Hamadryas Baboons were born just 19 days apart at the Oakland Zoo. The babies, a male and a female, are half-siblings and share the same father but have different mothers. Photo Credit: Oakland Zoo The female baboon, who was... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating a baby bonanza – dozens of babies have been born at the zoo in the past few months. In fact, there are so many babies that the zoo is celebrating “Zoo Babies” month in May.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Looking for a last minute gift for Mom? Pick up a copy of ZooBorns Motherly Love from your bookseller before Mother's Day! Get it here on amazon:http://amzn.to/1EZoGPw. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The baby Prairie Dog count, at the El Paso Zoo, is up to nine! The babies can be seen, outside the burrows in their exhibit, hanging with the rest of their family...keeping mom on her toes. Photo Credits: El Paso... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at ZooBorns
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On April 10th, the birth of a female Giraffe calf, at the Dallas Zoo, caught the attention of animal-lovers worldwide after the Zoo and Animal Planet launched the joint project, GIRAFFE BIRTH LIVE CAM, to show the birth on the... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo recently welcomed two baby Rock Hyraxes. They were born in the middle of February to mum, ‘Sarabi’. The youngsters, one male and one female, have been staying in their burrow, but the... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ has some exciting news to announce! Mommy Porcupine Becky has given birth to a baby Porcupine- otherwise known as a porcupette! Born on April 16, 2015 both mother and baby are now... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Honolulu Zoo recently celebrated their first newborn Linnaeus’s Two-Toed Sloth! The new baby was born April 21st, to mom ‘Harriet’. Mother and baby are doing well, and they are both on exhibit. However, Harriet is quite protective of her... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The first Humboldt Penguin chicks of 2015 have emerged from their eggs at Chester Zoo. Weighing only two ounces, baby chick Panay – named after an exotic island in the Philippines – was the first of eight to hatch at... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Head to facebook and share pictures of your family's animal-themed Mother's Day cards in the comments of this post and enter to win a copy of our new book, ZooBorns: Motherly Love! On sale now: http://amzn.to/1EZoGPw. (Submission period ends Sunday... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Auckland Zoo is celebrating the arrival of its 32nd Giraffe calf! The six foot female was born to 13-year-old ‘Rukiya’, on April 23rd. Photo Credits: Auckland Zoo The new calf is the sixth offspring for 'Rukiya' and 17-year-old dad, ‘Zabulu’.... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at ZooBorns
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A very fluffy Lesser Sooty Owl chick has recently joined the Free Flight Bird Show team, at Taronga Zoo. At the moment, he looks more like a ball of fluff than an owl, but soon the nine-week-old male will be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden holds the largest collection of Kea (Nestor notabilis) in North America. The facility is home to 19 of the 45 total birds in Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) accredited institutions. Locally, nationally, and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at ZooBorns
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On April 29, 2013, it's doubtful anyone, at Greensboro Science Center, knew how much of an impact the tiny Javan Gibbon, born that day, would have on the facility or the community. The rare, endangered male was born to mom,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at ZooBorns