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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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Six Sidewinders were born on May 24 at Zoo Atlanta. The young Sidewinders currently live in the Zoo’s Conservation Breeding Center, a behind-the-scenes complex adjacent to Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience. Photo Credits: Zoo Atlanta The Sidewinder... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
The four female Canada Lynx kittens, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, have been named and officially moved into their Rocky Mountain Wild exhibit on July 19. The fuzzy headed litter was a ZooBorns feature back in mid-June: “Meet Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
On June 25, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre admitted a tiny male Sea Otter pup as a patient. The fuzzy-faced otter pup, now estimated to be about two months old, was found swimming alone in open water off... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
A record 51 Tasmanian Devil joeys were born this season at Devil Ark, a free-range breeding facility aimed at saving this iconic Australian marsupial from extinction. This brings the total number of joeys born at Devil Ark to more than... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
The Memphis Zoo happily announced the arrival of a male Reticulated Giraffe calf on July 12. Giraffe mom, Wendy, chose to remain outside on-exhibit during her labor. Her new calf, Wakati, was born in the open area of the Zoo’s... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is excited to announce the May 23rd birth of a Pallas’s Cat kitten. The kitten’s birth marked the second live offspring ever produced with artificial insemination in Pallas’s Cat. Columbus Zoo's Pallas’s Cats breeding pair,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
After a two-year pregnancy, the wait is over for the Houston Zoo’s Asian Elephant, Shanti. On July 12, the 26-year-old gave birth to a 305-pound female. The calf has been named Joy by the zoo team that has dedicated their... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
The Northern Spotted Owl (NSO) is one of Canada’s most endangered species. Its entire Canadian range occurs in southwestern British Columbia. Though historic estimates suggest that as many as 1,000 Spotted Owls occurred in the province pre-European settlement, currently fewer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at ZooBorns
Belfast Zoo keepers have said ‘hello deer’ to a new arrival as one of their Southern Pudu has given birth! The latest arrival was born to father, Mr Tumnus, and mother, Susan, on June 18. The Southern Pudu originates from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at ZooBorns
Singapore Zoo is now home to one-tenth of the global population of endangered Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroos under human care, with the arrival of a female joey. Born jellybean-sized between July and August last year to mother Blue, the female joey... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at ZooBorns
The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is proud to announce the birth of twin Red Panda cubs on June 11 to second-time mother, Mei-Li. The first cub has been with Mei-Li since birth and has grown as expected. The second... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
It may only weigh a few pounds, but two of the biggest features of the Tennessee Aquarium’s newest Gentoo Penguin chick have already earned it an unofficial nickname. Born on June 5 to experienced parents Bug and Big T., the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
The Detroit Zoological Society’s (DZS) conservation breeding program for the Wyoming Toad continues to make strides for this federally endangered amphibian. Seven hundred tadpoles have been produced in the Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center and were scheduled to be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at ZooBorns
The Minnesota Zoo is excited to welcome a new male Puma kitten, named Landslide, to their Medtronic Minnesota Trail exhibit. “We are excited about giving our guests a chance to see this energetic young male Puma kitten on the Minnesota... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at ZooBorns
It’s a birth for the record books at the Memphis Zoo! A male François’ Langur was born to mom, Tanah, and dad, Jay Jay, on April 12. According to the François’ Langur Species Survival Plan (SSP), the leading authority on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at ZooBorns
Zoo Miami is proud to announce the birth of four African Warthogs! Three males and one female were born on June 20th. Zoo staff were recently able to separate the mother from her newborns for a few minutes to perform... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
This year, even more pages are being added to the Flamingos’ success story at Zoo Basel. Thirty pink chicks have once again hatched in the zoo’s Flamingo enclosure. Flamingos (Phoenicopterus roseus) are a permanent feature in Zoo Basel, and have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at ZooBorns
After five months of round-the-clock care, a young Red Kangaroo with a rough start to life has defied the odds and reunited with other members of her species at Brevard Zoo. Lilly, born in August 2016, was found on the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park recently announced the arrival of Magnus the Coyote pup! Magnus was rescued, at approximately three-weeks-old, by Paws Animal Wildlife Sanctuary (PAWS) in Waterloo, South Carolina. With no sign of his mother or other pups... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at ZooBorns
About three months ago, a female Palawan Hornbill “disappeared” in the aviary of Zoo Wroclaw. Keepers suspected the bird was secluding herself in preparation for nest building and egg-laying. The Zoo’s suspicions were confirmed as the new fledgling recently left... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at ZooBorns
A tiny male Sea Otter pup, estimated to be just two to four weeks old, is now in 24-hour care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, after concerned members of the public found it swimming alone in open... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at ZooBorns
Southern Pudu are native to Chile and Argentina.
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Guests will be seeing double when they visit Brookfield Zoo’s Pinniped Point in a few weeks. Two California Sea Lion pups were recently born, and they are the first of this species born at the zoo in nearly 30 years.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at ZooBorns
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has an adorable new addition. A male Southern Pudu was born on May 31 to mother, Posie, and father, Little Mac. This is the first fawn for Little Mac, and he is proving to be an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at ZooBorns
Keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Reptile Discovery Center are celebrating a conservation success five years in the making: a pair of Bourret’s Box Turtle hatchlings. These young are the first of their species to hatch, both at the Zoo,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at ZooBorns