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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 Red Panda cub appears to give its twin an earful as they make their media debut last week at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The cubs were born on June 27, but they’ve still got a lot of growing to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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The El Paso Zoo welcomed a new baby into their South American Pavilion exhibit. A Prehensile-tailed Porcupine was born on September 16 to mom, Flower, and dad, Vito. This is first offspring for the parents and the first baby Prehensile-tailed... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Five baby Otters have been thrown in at the deep end, while being taught how to swim, by their parents at Chester Zoo. Mum, Annie, and dad, Wallace, took their new pups for their first proper dip in the water.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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On September 10, a 14-year-old Visayan Warty Pig, at Brevard Zoo, gave birth to two piglets. The new mom, named Fancy, was born at San Diego Zoo but has spent most of her life at Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two rare Malayan Tiger cubs, born at WCS’s Bronx Zoo, are making their public debut. The female cubs, Nadia and Azul, were born in January. This is the third litter of Malayan Tigers born at the Bronx Zoo. In the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two rare reptile species native to two delicate island ecosystems—the Black Tree Monitor, native to the Aru Islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea; and the Mossy Leaf-tailed Gecko, native to Madagascar—have reproduced at the San Diego Zoo and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Found abandoned and separated from his mother, Frankie the orphaned Numbat is receiving expert care from keepers at Australia’s Perth Zoo. Photo Credit: Perth Zoo Estimated to be about six to seven months old, Frankie is too young to survive... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2016 at ZooBorns
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A trio of adorable Northern Lynx cubs can be seen with their parents at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. The ‘purr-fect’ cubs were born on May 26. They spent the first couple of months safely tucked in their den and have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at ZooBorns
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For the second time in less than two months, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomed a new addition to their Masai Giraffe herd. Five-year-old mom, Jambo, delivered a calf on September 13, in her indoor stall after about two... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Photo and Video Credits: Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, in Cornwall, UK, recently gave their new Red Panda cub his first vet check. The cub’s keeper, Becky Waite, remarked, “This little cutie was quite a handful. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo are delighted to welcome their first fluffy Flamingo hatchlings of 2016. Two Chilean Flamingo chicks have recently hatched, with the first peaking its beak out of its shell on August 31 and the other following... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, in Cornwall, UK has a new Yellow-crested Cockatoo chick. Park Keeper, Leanne, was more than happy to give the chubby little bird a clean bill of health at his nest check. She reported, “The parents are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2016 at ZooBorns
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A rare set of Red Panda twins has been born at Longleat. It’s only the second time the species has bred successfully at the Wiltshire, UK wildlife attraction. Twin Red Panda births are extremely rare and keepers are delighted with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at ZooBorns
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The Columbus Zoo’s ten-week-old Cheetah cub, Emmett, recently met his new companion puppy, seven-week-old Cullen! Emmett was born at the Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio. Due to a bout of pneumonia, he was hand-reared, for several weeks, while receiving treatments. After... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium recently held a contest to find names for their new Amur Tiger cubs. The endangered cubs were born July 7 to mom, Isabella, and ZooBorns shared their birth-story just a few days ago: Tiger... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Five critically endangered Grey-breasted Conure chicks recently hatched at Paradise Park in Hayle, Cornwall, UK. Park Director, Alison Hales, remarked, “We first received this species at Paradise Park in 2015. We were keen to co-operate in the breeding scheme for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Three Amur Tiger cubs, born July 7, are currently on display at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The cubs (two males and one female) went on exhibit with their mother, Isabella, who is a first-time mom. The curious trio... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Three Southern Cassowaries hatched, between May 23 and May 26, at Lodz Zoo in Poland. This is the fourth time for such an event at Lodz Zoo, since the first appearance of the species at the facility in 1967. Breeding... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2016 at ZooBorns
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The Zoological Center Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan recently shared their excitement about the birth of their 28th Rhinoceros calf! On August 24th, Tanda, a 23-year old White Rhino, gave birth to a healthy male calf. The Safari also recently announced the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at ZooBorns
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It’s nearly springtime Down Under at Australia’s Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and the first Koala joey of the season has emerged from its mother’s pouch. The male joey is just over five months old and starting peek out at the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Perth Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo joey, the first to be born there in 36 years. The male joey, which was born the size of a jellybean eight months ago, is now out of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2016 at ZooBorns
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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 Aug 26, 2016 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 Aug 25, 2016 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 Aug 24, 2016 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 Aug 23, 2016 at ZooBorns