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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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Meet ‘Mumbles’ and ‘Wiggles’, also known as the ‘Weasley Brothers’! The two Yellow Mongoose brothers were born, in late January, at Exmoor Zoo. Photo Credits: John Hammond/Exmoor Zoo According to Zoo Curator, Danny Reynolds, the zoo has looked after the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is excited to share the hatching of three important ducklings. Photo Credits: Floriot Randrianarimangason These three Madagascar Pochard ducklings are special in several ways. They are considered a 'Lazarus species' (once declared extinct, but thankfully rediscovered),... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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A female Reticulated Giraffe born at the Buffalo Zoo has been named Zuri, which means “lovely” or “beautiful” in Swahili. Photo Credit: Buffalo Zoo Zuri was born on February 21 to 20-year-old Agnes and 3-year-old Moke. Giraffe mothers deliver their... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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New Zealand’s Auckland Zoo is hearing the pitter-patter of fluffy red feet! A Red Panda cub born in mid-January is growing fast, and keepers were able to snap a few quick photos during the cub’s recent weigh-ins. Photo Credit: Auckland... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Los Angeles Zoo welcomed a male Masai Giraffe calf, on November 20th. Photo Credits: Los Angeles Zoo The calf was born to six-year-old mother ‘Hasina’, and 18-year-old father, ‘Artemus’. This is the second calf for Hasina, who came from... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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The first birth of 2015, at the El Paso Zoo, was a female Thomson's Gazelle. Photo Credits: El Paso Zoo As with all gazelle and antelope births, at the El Paso Zoo, the babies are initially left to bond with... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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On February 13th, Zoo Liberec welcomed its 90th Chapman’s Zebra! The female, named ‘Jin’, was born to mother, ‘Juou’. Photo Credits: Zoo Liberec Chapman’s Zebra is a subspecies of the plains zebra. Like their relatives, they are native to the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at ZooBorns
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NaturZoo Rheine is happy to announce the birth of a Sloth Bear! Photo Credits: NaturZoo Rheine The cub was born on December 6, 2014, but the news of the birth was kept under-cover in order to allow much needed bonding... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of an Eastern Bongo calf, one of the rarest antelope species in the world. Photo Credits: Taronga Zoo Born in the early hours on February 8th, the calf has had time to bond with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at ZooBorns
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A tiny Carpet Chameleon has just emerged from its egg at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo! Weighing about the same as four toothpicks, this little Lizard is one of seven Carpet Chameleons to hatch between January 12 and February 12 at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Duke Lemur Center announces their first birth of 2015. Lupicina, a female Coquerel’s Sifaka, was born on January 8. Photo Credit David Haring/Duke Lemur Center Lupicina’s parents are female Euphemia and male Lucius Verus. She weighed less than a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at ZooBorns
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ZooBorns introduced our readers to a trio of Lion Cubs, at the Sacramento Zoo, in November 2014. In January, we provided a follow-up, with pictures from their first days on public exhibit. The cubs and their parents are back, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium, recently witnessed the birth of the largest animal ever born at the zoo. Photo Credits: Planckendael On February 7th, ‘Diamond’ gave birth to a boy who measured just a little over 6 ½ feet! Mother and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The reptile team, at Cotswold Wildlife Park, is celebrating the arrival of three Electric Blue Gecko babies. Photo Credits: Cotswold Wildlife Park It is the first time the park has successfully bred this species. Electric Blue Geckos are only found... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo has a new addition to their Squirrel Monkey family! The tiny male can be seen holding tight to his mother ‘Lena’s’ back as she leaps around the exhibit. Photo Credits: Lisa Ridley (Images 1,5); Madeleine Smitham (Images 2,3,4,6)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Sloth Sanctuary, in Costa Rica, is currently home to 24 orphaned baby sloths. Photo Credits: Sloth Sanctuary ‘Issy’, an orphaned Choloepus Sloth, was recently photographed during her daily weigh-in. With those who are not gaining weight properly, daily monitoring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Great Britain’s Port Lympne Reserve are celebrating as not one but three litters of endangered African Painted Dog puppies make their public debut. Photo Credit: Dave Rolfe The puppies, a mix of males and females, are now three... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at ZooBorns
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An Amur Tiger cub at Germany’s Zoo Berlin made her media debut last week. The cub, named Alisha, is the only member of her litter to survive. Photo Credit: Zoo Berlin In December, three cubs were born to female Aurora... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The Rosamond Gifford Zoo, in Syracuse, New York, recently announced that three new Humboldt Penguin chicks had hatched in the last three weeks. Photo Credits: Maria Simmons/Rosamond Gifford Zoo The zoo’s 40th chick hatched on January 9 to ‘Mario’ and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Two Maned Wolf pups were born December 21st at the Little Rock Zoo and are growing strong! Photo Credits: Paul Caster The pups’ parents are ‘Gabby’ and ‘Diego’. Gabby occasionally takes her pups out into the yard of her exhibit,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at ZooBorns
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A male black and white Colobus Monkey named ‘Simon’ was born at the Saint Louis Zoo’s Primate House on December 30, 2014. Photo Credits: Ethan Riepl / Saint Louis Zoo Colobus infants are born with all white hair and a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at ZooBorns
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The New Year started off amazing for Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, in Florida! On January 17th, the zoo welcomed a 193 pound female Reticulated Giraffe. Photo Credits: Brittney Hendricks The calf stood 6 ft. 2 inches, at birth. She has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is asking the public for help in naming one of its first-ever Bilby joeys! Photo Credits: Taronga Zoo (Images 1,2,3,4); Robert Dockerill (Images 5,6,7,8); Auspic (Image 9) The Zoo announced the birth of the two joeys in December,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at ZooBorns
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A Rothschild’s Giraffe born at the United Kingdom’s Paignton Zoo on January 11 is thriving under the care of zoo keepers after her mother rejected her. Photo Credit: Miriam Haas/Paignton Zoo Keepers are not sure why the mother, Janica, refused... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at ZooBorns
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Three Lion cubs born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on November 21 recently showed off their playful side for the cameras. The two male cubs and one female cub were born to first-time mother Ahadi, who is providing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at ZooBorns