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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 Little Rock Zoo recently announced the arrival of two Pygmy Slow Loris babies to their family. Born in August, the tiny male and female primates are healthy and active in their exhibit. They have been given the names Apollo... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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A 9-week-old Sumatran Tiger cub was introduced to a 7-week-old Bengal Tiger cub at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Ione and Paul Harter Animal Care Center on September 11. The Sumatran Tiger cub arrived from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two clutches of critically endangered Bermudian Skinks have hatched at Chester Zoo. This is the first time conservationists have bred the species outside their homeland. Known as ‘rock lizards’, the small Bermudian skinks are a much-loved cultural icon in the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Los Angeles Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of two endangered Snow Leopard cubs! A male and female were born on May 12 and May 13 to a three-year-old mother, Georgina, and a five-year-old father, Fred. The cubs... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
Thank you for the support!
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Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of three Meerkats on August 17. The trio is the first offspring for parents Calvin (age 11) and Victoria (age 9). The pair has been together for 2.5 years but never successfully... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at ZooBorns
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On August 27, the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens welcomed a female Giraffe calf to their herd. Born to mother, Dadisi, and father, Hesabu, the calf weighed in at 143 pounds and stood 5 feet 11 inches tall. The calf... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo announced the recent birth of a male Western Lowland Gorilla. The adorable baby was born to mum, Mbeli, and father, Kibali, on September 1st. Primate Keeper, Alison Smith, said the team is delighted with the addition to the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Halls Gap Zoo recently announced the breeding success of beautiful Spotted-tailed Quolls (or Tiger Quolls). Two healthy joeys, male and female, were born at the Australian facility. The Zoo credits their dedicated and passionate staff for the successful breeding. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at ZooBorns
Hi Kathy, Yes, the father is seen with the twins in the pics. A gummivore is an animal whose diet consists primarily of gums and saps from trees.
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An Eastern Pygmy Marmoset, the world’s smallest species of monkey, has given birth to twins at Chester Zoo. The tiny babies, weighing in at just 15 grams, will measure just five inches in length when fully grown. Arriving to mum... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at ZooBorns
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In 1936, Australia said farewell to the very last Tasmanian Tiger, also known as the Thylacine. The Perth Zoo is committed to preventing the endangered Numbat and Dibbler, two marsupials found only in Australia, from facing the same fate. Photo... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A baby Fossa (pronounced FOO-sa) was born this summer at the San Diego Zoo. Now 12 weeks old, the Fossa pup, its mother and three siblings moved into their new home in the Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks exhibit last week... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Is it a cotton ball? A fuzzy marshmallow? No – it’s a five-day-old Tawny Frogmouth chick! The chick hatched on August 31 at Vogelpark Olching, a bird park near Munich, Germany. For obvious reasons, the staff decided to name the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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On August 25, the Fort Worth Zoo welcomed a male Grant’s Zebra foal to the herd – the first to be born there since 1996! The foal was born to first-time mom Roxie, and both mom and baby are doing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The Vancouver Aquarium is helping one of the world’s most at-risk amphibians by raising and releasing hundreds of healthy Northern Leopard Frog tadpoles into the wilds of British Columbia, Canada. The release is part of the Northern Leopard Frog Recovery... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The Los Angeles Zoo welcomed two bright orange male François’ Langur babies this summer. The first born was on June 23 to eight-year-old mother Vicki Vale and the second on July 12 to five-year-old mother Kim-Ly. The infants recently joined... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The Smithsonian’s National Zoo welcomed two Screaming Hairy Armadillo pups on August 11. The pups are the first ever born at the zoo. The two little ones spend all of their time in the nest, and their eyes have not... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Adelaide Zoo recently announced the birth of five incredibly adorable Meerkat pups! Born in the early hours of the morning on July 24, the month-old pups are the first offspring born to proud parents, Miney and Swazi. The new arrivals... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at ZooBorns
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During a recent well-check exam, BIOPARC Valencia keepers confirmed their suspicions; their new Western Lowland Gorilla baby is indeed a female! The infant was born July 21 and is the Zoo’s third Western Lowland Gorilla birth. The new baby is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Earlier in the year, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo keepers announced the birth of a joey in the Zoo’s Koala Territory exhibit. The new little Koala is starting to emerge, to the delight of visitors who are lucky enough to catch a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is the only collection in the UK to have hatched Toco Toucan chicks this year, and the facility is one of only three in all of Europe to have bred this remarkable bird in 2017. It’s... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Five tiny Dwarf Mongoose pups, born at Chester Zoo, recently emerged from their den for the first time. The pups were spotted following in the footsteps of mum as they took their maiden steps into the outside world. Photo Credits:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at ZooBorns
Thank you for the clarification.
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The fluffle is real! Two Red Panda cubs were born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on June 20. The cubs, both male, are snug in their nest box under the care of their mother, Xue Li. These are Xue Li’s first... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at ZooBorns