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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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Lincoln Children’s Zoo, in Nebraska, is excited to announce two new stars in their zoo family, Red Panda twins! The siblings, a boy and a girl, were born July 1st to mother, Sophia. Photo Credits: Lincoln Children's Zoo Because the... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at ZooBorns
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The Wilds, in Ohio, welcomed a Greater One-Horned Asian Rhinoceros, also known as an Indian rhino, on August 30th. The calf was born out in pasture with the rest of the herd and is the sixth One-Horned Rhino born at... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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In early August, ZooBorns brought you a story about the new Amur Tiger cub at the Indianapolis Zoo. The adorable female is now two-months old, and keepers want the public's help in selecting a name! Photo Credits: Jill Burbank (Photos... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Right on schedule, Maliha, a 3-month-old Red Panda cub at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, began coming out of her nest box last week. Most Red Panda cubs emerge from the nest at about 12 weeks of age. Photo Credit:... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Taronga Zoo, in Australia, are celebrating the arrival of two new Koala joeys! Photo Credits: Taronga Zoo A female joey has finally emerged from the pouch of first-time mother, Ruby. Born on Christmas Day, the joey was one... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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A rare, endangered species of Asian duck, known as Baer’s Pochard, has been successfully bred at Chester Zoo in the UK. Photo Credits: Steve Rawlins Thirty Baer’s Pochard ducklings have hatched at the zoo, and unfortunately, according to estimates, there... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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The El Paso Zoo is excited to announce the birth of twin Pygmy Slow Lorises! Photo Credits: El Paso Zoo The tiny, nocturnal primates were born August 22nd to mother, Kym Ly and father, Steven Tyler. They are the second... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Philadelphia Zoo recently celebrated the public debut of some amazing new residents: Four African Lion cubs! Photo Credits: Philadelphia Zoo Two of the cubs were born on June 25th, and the other two were born the next day on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Children’s Zoo exhibit, of San Diego Zoo, has a dynamic new inhabitant, a three-month-old Fennec Fox cub! Photo Credits: Ion Moe (Photos 1,3,5); Deric Wagner (Photos 2,3) The new ball of energy weighs just less than 2 pounds. He... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Nashville Zoo announced this week the birth of a female Red Panda cub on July 3. The cub is doing well and bonding with her mother in their off-exhibit den. Photo Credit: Amiee Stubbs Known for their teddy bear-like... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at ZooBorns
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In early August, ZooBorns brought you a story about three Spotted Hyena cubs that were flown to Denver Zoo. The trio, made up of females Nia (NEE-yah) and Tavi (TAH-vee), and male Kelele (keh-LAY-lay), just cleared their mandatory quarantine period,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Seven Miniature Zebus, in the Children’s Zoo of Zoo Basel, Switzerland, have recently been given identification in the form of a microchip the size of a grain of rice. Photo Credits: Zoo Basel The microchip, also called a transponder, is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Visitors got a surprise at Belfast Zoo, on Monday, when they witnessed the birth of a Rothschild’s Giraffe calf! Photo Credits: Belfast Zoo (Images: 1,5,6,7,8); Johnny Megarry (Images: 2,3,4) The latest addition was born to mother, Neja, and father, Finn,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Heidelberg, in Germany, now has the pleasure of witnessing the daily antics of two new Southern Sea Lion pups! Photo Credits: Susi Fischer The girl, ‘Arielle’, and boy, ‘Carlos’ were born in July. Arielle was born to mother, Maike,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at ZooBorns
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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 Sep 1, 2014 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 Aug 31, 2014 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 Aug 30, 2014 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 Aug 29, 2014 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 Aug 28, 2014 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 Aug 27, 2014 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 Aug 26, 2014 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 Aug 25, 2014 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