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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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Ten baby Nutrias are frolicking through the foliage in the Nutria enclosure at the Basel Zoo. With so many busy babies, visitors will always find something to watch at this popular exhibit. Basel Zoo has kept Nutrias since 1943, and... Continue reading
Posted 55 minutes ago at ZooBorns
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In cooperation with the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the Feline Conservation Center, Oakland Zoo has taken in two orphaned Mountain Lion cubs. The cubs were found separately in Orange County, two weeks apart from each other.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
On August 12, 2017, Lee Richardson Zoo happily announced the birth of Red Panda cubs. The Zoo is now excited to announce that the cub’s seven-year-old mom, Ember, is allowing her little ones to venture outside of their den, where... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Visitors to Zoo de Beauval have been enamored of a six-week-old West Indian Manatee, named Kali’na. The calf was born October 28 to her six-year-old mother, Lolita. First-time mom, Lolita, originally gave birth to twin females. Typically, a Manatee calf... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Virginia Zoo’s new African Lion cub needs a name, and the Zoo is asking for your help! By submitting and voting on potential names, you’ll also be helping to save Lions in their native Africa. The naming contest began... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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On December 6, ten of the nineteen Numbats, born this year at Perth Zoo, were fitted with radio collars and released into the wild of Australia’s second largest feral cat-free area. The eleven-month-old Numbats, born under a collaborative breeding program... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of not one, but two Ring-tailed Lemur babies! A male baby was born on September 1 to mother Rakitra. He was joined eight weeks later on October 28 by a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Pueblo Zoo recently announced the arrival of three “precocious, bundles of joy”. African Lioness, Mashavu, gave birth to the two females and one male on October 25. The trio was sired by Taz Jahari (father of Pueblo Zoo’s ‘Mumford’).... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A False Gavial has hatched at Zoo Miami! This is the Zoo’s first successful hatching, in over 25 years, of this very unique species of crocodile from Indonesia and Malaysia. After an incubation period of 89 days, at a temperature... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Finally! ZooBorns graphic tee-shirts and hoodies featuring Radar Ears, our iconic Fennec Fox kit mascot! Order yours today at Bonfire. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is delighted to share images of their new male Koala joey. The tiny face has appeared just in time to catch the warmer weather of an Australian summer. The joey has been named ‘Banks’ after naturalist and explorer... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The Santa Barbara Zoo’s Giant Anteater, Anara, recently gave birth to a rare set of twins! The female pups were born overnight and discovered by keepers on Monday, November 21. Twins are unusual in this species, and the likelihood for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Two adorable faces have joined Monarto Zoo’s Spotted Hyena clan. Twins were born on September 13 to first-time parents Thandi and Piltengi. Carnivore Keeper, Rachel Robbins, said the little cubs were thriving under the careful watch of doting first-time mum... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A furry pile of tiny baby Otters snuggled in the nest box at Germany’s NaturZoo Rheine represents the first-ever birth of Asian Small-clawed Otters at the zoo. The pups, which were born on October 31, stay so close together that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at ZooBorns
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For the first time in its 108-year history, the Fort Worth Zoo proudly announces the hatchings of eleven Komodo Dragons. Upon hatching, the juveniles were approximately 12 to 15 inches long and weighed less than half a pound each (about... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo recently announced that their Lioness, Neema, had successfully given birth to three cubs! Two females and one male were born on November 14. The cubs have been spending time bonding with mom. At their first physical... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is delighted to welcome another new Reticulated Giraffe to the family. The healthy female was born November 24 and is the second Giraffe born in the span of a week! Much to the amazement of Zoo... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Four Otter pups were born at Woburn Safari Park in late September, and they’re now out of the den exploring their exhibit. The Asian Small-clawed Otter pups are the second litter born to parents Kovu and Kelani. The first litter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at ZooBorns
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On October 24, Poland’s Zoo Wroclaw welcomed a female Reticulated Giraffe to their tower (a herd of Giraffes is called a tower). The baby, named Irma, stood just under six feet tall at birth, and is the tallest of all... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of a rare Southern Black Rhinoceros calf, born on October 31 to mother Bakhita and father Kwanzaa. The yet-to-be-named male calf is the second Black Rhino calf to be born... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A six-week-old female Cheetah cub arrived at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, on November 13, from Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, Texas. Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) are currently classified as “Vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The population of critically endangered Jamaican Iguanas is on the rise, thanks in part to the efforts of researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research’s Kenneth and Anne Griffin Reptile Conservation Center (an off-exhibit breeding facility at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The Houston Zoo’s four-month-old Jaguar cubs recently made their public debut. Fitz and his sister, Emma, were born to first-time parents Maya and Tesoro on July 20. The cubs have been behind-the-scenes with mom the past few months. During most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Osnabrück recently released photos of four Asian Small-clawed Otter pups. The pups were born to mother, Haima, and father, Ambu, in early August, but keepers wanted to give the new family time to bond before they made a public... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A Mhorr Gazelle, which is extinct in the wild, was born while amazed visitors watched at Spain’s Bioparc Valencia on November 9. The newborn immediately tried to stand while its attentive mother hovered close by. It was eventually successful and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at ZooBorns