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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 Cincinnati’s Zoo’s newest resident must have been in a hurry to meet the world: The 100-pound Masai Giraffe calf was born after a brief 30-minute labor and stood within an hour of its birth. Most Giraffe births take up... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at ZooBorns
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The twin Sumatran Tiger cubs, at ZSL London Zoo, recently joined their seven-year-old mum, Melati, when she emerged to bask in the summer sunshine. In honor of “International Tiger Day”, keepers at the Zoo have released incredible close-up footage of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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The colony of Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) that debuted in 2015, as a new species at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo, has successfully produced a chick that is now on exhibit with the rest of the colony. The chick... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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A herd of Turkmenian Flare-horned Markhor (Capra falconeri hepterni) roams the rocky terrain in their expansive habitat along the Wild Asia Monorail at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo. The herd consists of eleven males (easily identified by their huge... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Paradise Park, in Cornwall, UK, released news of a first for the park: the hatching of a Purple Gallinule chick. Director Alison Hales explains, “We have a wonderful new addition, a Purple Gallinule chick! This is the first time this... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Chester Zoo has released amazing video footage they captured of a rare Scottish Wildcat kitten, bred at the Zoo, emerging from its den for the first time since birth. The endangered wildcat was born on May 13, and keepers do... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two litters of rare Scottish Wildcats born at Highland Wildlife Park could play a huge role in the conservation of this species, which is considered by some to be Europe’s rarest mammal. The kittens’ birth is part of a conservation... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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A little cub named Lola is the first Andean Bear birth at the Belfast Zoo in more than 20 years. Keepers didn’t have high hopes when the Lola’s parents, Spook and Alice, were first introduced, as the two scarcely seemed... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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Northwest Trek recently held a naming contest for their newest Moose calf. Members of the public cast 4,337 votes in a naming survey conducted over a couple of weeks. There were three ‘tree-name’ choices up for the vote: Spruce, Douglas... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Denver Zoo welcomed the birth of two Red Pandas on June 6. The female cubs, named Lali and Masu, are currently in a nesting box and are being cared for by their mother, Faith. On rare occasion, Zoo guests may... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at ZooBorns
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The Kansas City Zoo is proud to announce the names chosen for their adorable baby Orangutan and baby Chimpanzee, born earlier this year. On May 23, a male Bornean Orangutan was born at the Zoo. First-time mom Josie has strong... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Twenty-three adorable Flamingo chicks have hatched at Chester Zoo. The eleven Chilean and twelve Caribbean Flamingos started to hatch on June 9, with the last of new arrivals emerging from its egg on July 5. Each chick hatched to a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Earlier in the month, Zoo Wroclaw happily announced a new litter of Fennec Fox kits. The Zoo was expecting only one, so when mom came out from her burrow with three kits following behind, you can guess keepers were excited!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Keepers snapped these photos of a baby Southern White Rhinoceros just hours after it was born at New Zealand’s Hamilton Zoo in June. The male calf is described as “determined” by his keepers, and an eager feeder from his mother,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Since mid-June, the Africa Enclosure at Basel Zoo has had a new main attraction: a young Grant’s Zebra. Shortly after the birth, the mother and foal headed out into the enclosure with the rest of the herd and have since... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Cotswold Wildlife Park recently celebrated the birth of twin Cotton-top Tamarins. The striking infants are the second set of twins for parents Johnny and Louise. Twins Lilley and Lana were born last year, and the newborns share their enclosure with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at ZooBorns
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The youngest European Elk (Moose in North America), at Hellabrunn Zoo Munich, was born on May 23. This year every offspring born at Hellabrunn Zoo Munich will get a name starting with “Q”…so the new calf has been named Quanita.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Photo Credits: Zoo de Granby Keepers at ... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Hellabrunn Zoo Munich currently has five new Emu chicks! The chicks hatched between May 8th and May 14th, and the new mob is currently under the protective care of their ten-year-old father “Kanoro”. Photo Credits: Marc Mueller The Emu (Dromaius... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at ZooBorns
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When a baby Blesbok born this summer at Spain's Bioparc Valencia wasn't able to get enough milk from its mother, zoo keepers stepped in to offer bottle-feedings to get the calf off to a strong start. The little calf gulps... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at ZooBorns
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An African Lion cub born March 5 made his public debut alongside his dad on Father’s Day at the Buffalo Zoo. The Buffalo Zoo’s staff had been preparing for this day ever since little Tobias was born to first time... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at ZooBorns
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On June 23, Planckendael welcomed their tenth birth at their Savannah exhibit. The new male Giraffe calf entered the world at almost two meters (6.5 feet) long! This is the fifth offspring for the experienced mother, and she has been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2016 at ZooBorns
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There are two new kids on the block at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. A Nigerian Dwarf Goat, named Hazel, gave birth to the female twins June 24 in the Kids’ Zone area of the zoo. This is the third... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Toronto Zoo has been participating in the conservation-breeding program for the Black-footed Ferret since 1992. Since then, the Zoo has bred hundreds of baby ferrets (kits) for reintroduction to the wild in USA, Mexico, and Canada where they were listed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at ZooBorns
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Night Safari’s largest baby of the year, an Asian Elephant calf, is two months old. The female calf is ready to greet her fans and join the adults in Night Safari’s elephant exhibit. The adorable baby was born to Chawang,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at ZooBorns