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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 Miniature Pig named Jolly became a first time mother on August 14, at Zoo Basel. Jolly gave birth to eight wiggly Piglets: four males and four females. Despite her lack of experience, Jolly’s instincts have been spot-on, and she... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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The Giant Panda twins at Schönbrunn Zoo are 18 days old and keepers report they are developing splendidly. Mother Yang Yang is confident and relaxed in her care of the two young ones. Staff daily observes her (via a den... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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A baby Grevy’s Zebra caught Chester Zoo visitors by surprise after it was born before their eyes, on August 21. The latest arrival to the Zoo’s herd of endangered Grevy’s Zebras arrived to mum, Nadine, and dad, Mac. The foal... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Bronx Zoo is excited to announce the addition of two California Sea Lion pups. The pups were born in June to different mothers. The pup born to mother, Indy, has been identified as a male.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Toronto Zoo is pleased to announce that Tori, a six-year-old female Grevy's Zebra, gave birth to a filly on July 26. This birth is important for Grevy's Zebra conservation, as the species is currently listed as “Endangered” on the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Visitors to Spain’s BIOPARC Valencia got the rare opportunity to witness the birth of a baby Gorilla on August 18. With the entire Gorilla troop and numerous zoo guests looking on, female Gorilla Nalani calmly delivered her baby, consumed the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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On August 7th, not just one…but…two Giant Pandas were born at Schönbrunn Zoo! Dagmar Schratter, Schönbrunn Zoo’s Director, remarked, “As we believe in natural rearing, we will simply be watching via camera what is happening in the breeding box. It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at ZooBorns
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A clutch of about 200 rare and unusual Montserrat Tarantulas has hatched at Chester Zoo. Invertebrate keepers at the Zoo are the first in the world to successfully breed the tarantulas, marking a crucial step towards discovering more about the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at ZooBorns
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BIOPARC Valencia recently welcomed their third Grant’s Zebra foal of this year! This season’s “baby boom” started with the birth of a filly on June 7. There is no word yet on the sex of the park’s newest addition. Photo... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Potawatomi Zoo residents, 14 year-old Pearl and 18 year-old Sergei, are new parents again! The South Bend, Indiana zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of extremely rare Amur Leopard cub twins, born July 26th. Keepers report that both mom... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited by the arrival of their second Zebra foal in the past month. The female foal, which was born in the early hours of July 30, has been named Zina (free spirit in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at ZooBorns
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A baby Bonobo born August 6 at the Jacksonville Zoo is an important addition to the Species Survival Plan for these endangered Apes. Closely related to Chimpanzees, Bonobos are more petite and have black facial skin at birth (Chimpanzees have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at ZooBorns
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It’s three times the fun when Asiatic Lion cub triplets Kali, Sita, and Sonika come out to play at Cotswold Wildlife Park. Born May 25, the three female cubs have spent the last two months in the birthing den with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Around June 4th, an adorable female European Lynx was born at ZOO Wroclaw. The late birth was quite a surprise for keepers, but fortunately, the kitten has been growing like a weed, jumping form 0.5 kg to 3 kg in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Staff at Paradise Park, in Hayle, Cornwall, UK, are thrilled that two Striated Caracara chicks have hatched and are doing well. Director Alison Hales commented, “The adults have been living with us at the Park for several years, but these... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at ZooBorns
The video title is a "typo". Solo is a male.
Toggle Commented Aug 11, 2016 on Solo the Tapir Explores at Chester Zoo at ZooBorns
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A Malayan Tapir calf, named Solo, has taken his first steps outside at Chester Zoo. Solo, born July 11, was named after the longest river on the Indonesian island of Java. Zoo staff reports that he ‘reveled’ in his very... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Peoria Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a Reticulated Giraffe. The male calf was born July 25 to mother, Vivian, and father, Taji. A neonatal exam was done shortly after the birth, and the calf weighed in at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Chester Zoo are celebrating the arrival of seven Northern Bald Ibis chicks. The species, which was once found in abundance across North Africa, southern and central Europe and the Middle East, is now critically endangered as a result... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Photo: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is excited to announce that a rare Andean Condor chick has been spotted with parents, Gryph and Laurel. This is the first chick, of this species, to hatch... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at ZooBorns
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The Magellanic Penguin chick, at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, has a name. Meet Sharky! When the little guy hatched June 3, his first-time parents, Troy and Victoria, were unable to care for him, so keepers stepped in to provide the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Four adorable baby Rock Hyraxes have been born at Chester Zoo. The quartet of pups, one male and three female, arrived weighing between just 250g and 290g. They were born on July 14 and are yet to be named. When... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at ZooBorns
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A tiny Yellow-bellied Glider joey has found a surrogate mum at Taronga Zoo, after the joey and her mother survived a collision with a barbed-wire fence. Taronga vet nurse, Felicity Evans, has been providing round-the-clock care to the female joey,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at ZooBorns
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The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore released news of two of its newest babies: a male Lesser Kudu calf (born June 18th) and a male Sitatunga calf (born June 25th). The Kudu calf was born to six-year-old Lemon and sired by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at ZooBorns
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A pair of male Asiatic Lions born June 16 at Great Britain’s Paignton Zoo are two of just 15 born in zoos around the world so far this year. Photo Credit: Paignton Zoo Only about 500 Asiatic Lions are found... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2016 at ZooBorns