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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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At three weeks old, a Greater One-horned Rhino calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has no problem with the super-sized bottle wielded by a zoo keeper. This little Rhino gulps down a bottle every two hours and gains... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is celebrating the birth of its first-ever Bilby joeys. The births cap off an exciting year that saw The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially open the zoo’s new Bilby exhibit named in honor of their son, Prince... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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A baby Hoffmann’s Two-Toed Sloth made its public debut, recently, at the Topeka Zoo. Photo Credits: Wrylie Guffey/Topeka Zoo The sloth was born November 20th to mother, ‘Jackie’, and father, ‘Mocha’. Zoo staff had been closely monitoring Jackie’s pregnancy and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Meet ‘Becky’ and ‘Bandit’, a pair of Bat-Eared Foxes that are now making their home at Cango Wildlife Ranch, Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Photo Credits: Cango Wildlife Ranch In their first few weeks of life, the brother and sister have lived... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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An endangered Florida Bonneted Bat has found a new home, inside a camera pouch, at Zoo Miami. The baby was found by a Miami park ranger, last month, and was soon given the moniker, ‘Bruce’, after the famed comic book... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Dibbler, an endangered carnivorous marsupial, has made a return to Perth, Western Australia, with the release of 54 individuals into a local metropolitan park, this October. Photo Credits: Perth Zoo The Perth Zoo bred animals were released into a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Stuff your stocking with ZooBorns this holiday season! We don't allow third party advertising on ZooBorns. Book, calendar and app sales allow us to bring you the photos, video and stories you love. What's more, 10% of all ZooBorns' sales... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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On Friday, December 12, Shedd Aquarium, along with ABC’s Good Morning America, officially announced the name of its female rescued Southern Sea Otter pup, formerly known as ‘Pup 681’. Over 10,000 votes were tallied from the “Name the Sea Otter... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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Three endangered African Wild Dog pups raised by a Golden Retriever at the Oklahoma City Zoo now have names refelecting their African heritage and their surrogate mother. Photo Credit: Oklahoma City Zoo Born on November 7, the pups were removed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Denmark’s Odense Zoo welcomed five Miniature Pig babies on November 20. The Piglets are thriving under the care of their mother, and are getting accustomed to their home in the zoo’s farmhouse. Photo Credit: Odense Zoo Miniature Pigs are popular... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The first Capybara in over 10 years has been born at Houston Zoo in Texas! The little male, named Mr. Pibb, was born to mom, Sunkist, and dad, Pop (not pictured). He is a very curious youngster and wasn't at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at ZooBorns
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On December 6, 2014, a Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine was born, on exhibit, at the Virginia Zoo. Photo Credits: Virginia Zoo / (Image 2: Meg Puckett) After several days of close observations, animal care and veterinary staff were not comfortable with the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Two male Malayan Tigers were born, November 16th, at Alexandria Zoo, in Louisiana. The two healthy baby boys were born to 15-year-old father, ‘Jammu’, and 6-year-old mother, ‘Yatti’. Photo Credits: Alexandria Zoo After an approximately 104-day gestation period, the cubs... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Shedd Aquarium’s rescued Southern Sea Otter pup, which came to the aquarium as part of a collaborative partnership with Monterey Bay Aquarium, is currently known as ‘Pup 681’. She has been swimming past significant milestones over the last few weeks... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at ZooBorns
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On September 30th, the Taipei Zoo welcomed the birth of a female Pangolin, named “Gung-wu”. Photo Credits: Taipei Zoo The tiny Pangolin, born with eyes half open, began crawling, within an hour of birth, in search of nourishment from her... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Some may like it hot, but not Australia’s Fruit Bats. A spring heat wave with temperatures over 100 degrees F has killed many adult Fruit Bats, leaving their babies orphaned and in need of care. That’s why the Australian Bat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A Sumatran Orangutan born on November 22 at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is the only one born in a United States zoo so far in 2014, and therefore represents a significant addition to the population of this critically endangered... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A fluffy newborn chick has come along to steal the show at Munich's Hellabrunn Zoo! The chick is the first King Penguin to be born at the zoo in 11 years. The father, 22-year-old Nautilus, and the mother, 11-year-old Rocio,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Little Alpaca Patrick at Zoo Berlin knows how to stay warm: playful jumping and kicking! And of course, some snuggling with mom, Olivia. Alpacas, in the same family as camels and llamas, were domesticated in the Andes for use of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at ZooBorns
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A Taronga Zoo keeper has begun the round-the-clock task of caring for a six-month-old Quokka, one of three joeys born at the Zoo this breeding season. Photo Credits: Paul Fahy/Taronga Zoo Keeper Bec Russell-Cook has spent the past week carrying... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a female Reticulated Giraffe calf on November 4th. She weighed 138 pounds and was 72 inches tall, at birth. Photo Credits: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo The 15-year-old mother, ‘Dottie’, is taking her motherly... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Hamilton Zoo has two new cuties of the feline variety. The zoo’s female Sumatran Tiger, ‘Sali’, gave birth to a pair of cubs earlier this month. The male and female cubs are a significant achievement for both the species and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at ZooBorns
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Thirteen Chimps have been born at the Tulsa Zoo in the last 65 years, but that doesn’t make the newest baby any less special. A healthy male infant arrived on November 23 and was welcomed by the entire troop. Photo... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at ZooBorns
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An African Spotted-neck Otter pup, born on July 27, is now making a splash with its mom on display at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. Photo Credit: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo Following a two-month gestation period, female Spotted-neck Otters can give... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at ZooBorns
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The Houston Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a baby Okapi. The yet-to-be-named male calf was born on November 6 and has been thriving under the care of his mother, Tulia. Photo Credits: Houston Zoo The pair will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at ZooBorns