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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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The Virginia Zoo has a new addition, a baby Screaming Hairy Armadillo! The little guy was born on August 18 to parents ‘Savanna’ and ‘Chaco’. Photo Credits: Virginia Zoo The armadillo parents, Savanna and Chaco, serve a dual purpose at... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at ZooBorns
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Bristol Zoo Gardens in the United Kingdom is pleased to announce that Alaotran Gentle Lemurs Mr. and Mrs. Grey are now proud parents to a set of twins. Gentle Lemurs are the most Critically Endangered species of Lemur in the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Born in May only a week apart at the Taronga Zoo, Squirrel Monkeys Carlos and Enrique are starting to develop their own personalities and are becoming more independent every day. Photo Credit: Lisa Ridley According to keepers, Enrique has more... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Reid Park Zoo, in Tucson, Arizona, had a special birth announcement last week. The zoo’s first baby African Elephant was born August 20th! Photo Credits: Reid Park Zoo The female calf was delivered at 10:55pm on August 20, 2014 to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Cotswold Wildlife Park, in the UK, is experiencing a summer baby boom of the cold blooded variety. The Reptile Section is awash with new births, including some of the smallest newborns in the entire collection. These include: four Mangrove Snakes... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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An orphaned Mountain Lion cub has a new home at ZooAmerica in Hersey, Pennsylvania! Photo Credits: ZooAmerica A homeowner, near Spokane, WA, found the 3-week-old dehydrated and malnourished cub on their front porch and contacted authorities. State Fish and Wildlife... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Tulsa Zoo is celebrating the birth of three endangered Malayan Tiger cubs. The cubs were born at the Tulsa Zoo on Aug. 8 to mom, Jin, and dad, Gahara. This is the second successful birth for the tiger pair.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Chester Zoo, in the UK, were happily surprised by the arrival of two new Red Panda cubs! Photo Credits: Steve Rawlins (Photo 4: Mother "Nima"; Photo 5: Father "Jung") The cubs recently had their first health check-up, and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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What’s better than a new baby Penguin at the Tennessee Aquarium? Two new baby Penguins! Two Gentoo Penguin chicks - born to two separate Penguin pairs – are just over a month old and already showing their plucky Penguin personalities.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Visitors taking an early morning tour at Australia's Taronga Western Plains Zoo on August 3 got an unexpected bonus when they witnessed the birth of a baby Giraffe! Photo Credit: Taronga Western Plains Zoo Keepers named the male calf Nkosi... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo joey is now peeking out of its mom’s pouch at the Saint Louis Zoo’s Emerson Children’s Zoo! Photo Credits: Robin Winkelman On February 1, the little male, named Rocket, was born the size of a lima... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Two rare Snow Leopard Cubs have made their public debut at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo in New York. Photo Credits: Wildlife Conservation Society/Julie Larsen Maher Both cubs are male and were born May 6th to first-time parents. They... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Franklin Park Zoo, in Boston, is pleased to announce the birth of a Linne’s Two-Toed Sloth! Photo Credits: Franklin Park Zoo/Zoo New England (1,3,7), Sarah Woodruff (2,4,5), Katelyn Deaton (6) The baby, born August 12, is the offspring of Nero,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Two West African Black-Crowned Crane chicks were hatched, at Chester Zoo in the UK! The babies are the first of their kind to arrive at the zoo this year. Photo Credits: Steve Rawlins The chicks made their appearance at Chester... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Clouded Leopard cubs, born at Houston Zoo on June 6, are growing and developing their big cat skills. So far, the pair has mastered the art of being adorable! Photo Credits: Houson Zoo/Stephanie Adams The cubs are a result... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Born on August 9 at the Czech Republic’s Zoo Praha, this baby Giraffe is already integrated into daily life among the herd. Photo Credit: Petr Hamernik The male calf took his first steps within hours of birth to Fary, his... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at ZooBorns
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One of the world’s rarest Turtles has hatched at the United Kingdom’s Bristol Zoo Gardens. The tiny, six-week-old Vietnamese Box Turtle weighs just half an ounce (14.6g) and is around the size of a matchbox. Photo Credit: Brsitol Zoo Gardens... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Dublin Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of an Asian Lion cub! The male cub was born to mother, Zuri, and dad, Kumar, who arrived, last year, to Dublin Zoo from Rotterdam Zoo in the Netherlands. Photo Credits: Patrick... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at ZooBorns
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On August 3, Antwerp Zoo, in Belgium, welcomed a delicate new Springhare in their animal nursery! The tiny creature’s mother, Mel, showed a healthy curiosity in her new baby, but failed to nurse. Keepers are now working round the clock,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at ZooBorns
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For over 15 years, the keepers at the Zoological Center Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan, have eagerly hoped for zoo babies in their Fennec Fox enclosure. Their patience has been rewarded, and they are excited to announce the birth of two new... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Snow Leopard cub at Milwaukee County Zoo has been busy playing with new toys and developing his skills! Patrons of the zoo are able to purchase toys and items from a wish list. The toys encourage behavior similar to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo in New South Wales, Australia, has a lovely new flower to share with visitors. A female Koala joey, named “Rosea”, has recently emerged from her mother “Wild Child’s” pouch! Photo Credits: Natacha Richards (Photos 1, 5),... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Zoo keepers at the United Kingdom’s Chester Zoo have announced the birth of a baby Brazilian Tapir. Though he’s tiny now, the calf will double in weight in his first 14-21 days! Photo Credit: Steve Rawlins The calf was born... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A pair of tiny orange Golden Lion Tamarins was born at the Santa Barbara Zoo on July 20 to new mother Kimmer and her mate, Kovu. Photo Credit: Santa Barbara Zoo This small Monkey species hails from the Brazilian rainforest,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Hakuna Matata, an African Pygmy Hedgehog at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to a litter of five on July 7! The tiny, spiny hoglets weigh just a tenth of a pound each, and when curled up in a ball they... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at ZooBorns