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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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Zoo Atlanta’s Giant Panda twins, Ya Lun and Xi Lun, have reached yet another adorable milestone: exploring the great outdoors for the first time. On March 27, lucky visitors got a peek at the duo as they got a taste... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Keepers at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo excitedly announced the arrival of Wallaby joeys! The bouncing babies have been spotted in their pouches in Edinburgh Zoo’s Wallaby Outback exhibit. There are five joeys at present, each eagerly peeking out of mum’s pouch.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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The entrance of spring has brought the births of many animals at BIOPARC Valencia, and among them is the Dama Gazelle. In 2014, three females and a young male arrived at BIOPARC Valencia with the aim of creating a breeding... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Ring-tailed Lemur habitat at Zoo Vienna Schönbrunn just got a lot livelier with the birth of twins on March 18. Mom has her hands full nursing her two tiny babies, but she is doing well and gets extra help... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Fiona the Hippo has captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of fans since her premature birth was announced by the Cincinnati Zoo and shared here on ZooBorns. Fiona was born six weeks premature on January 24 and was unable... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Jacksonville Zoo recently discovered the egg their Wattled Cranes were sitting on was not fertilized. They contacted their friends at White Oak Conservation for assistance. White Oak happened to have a pair of Wattled Cranes who laid an... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two Ring-tailed Lemurs were born to different mothers at the Staten Island Zoo just one day apart, becoming the first Lemurs to have been born on Staten Island in the 80-year history of the zoo! A female named Jyn, was... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of an endangered Pygmy Hippo calf! The female calf was born to first-time parents Fergus and Kambiri on February 21, and she is the first of her kind born at the Zoo in nearly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A Wallaroo joey is currently being hand-raised by zookeepers at Oakland Zoo. The joey was orphaned when his mother passed away, earlier this month, from an infection. The male joey is approximately 5 months old. He will be receiving round-the-clock... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo recently announced the arrival of a female Przewalski’s Horse foal! The filly was born February 22, 2017. She has been named Nuruu after the national park in Mongolia called ‘Khustain Nuruu’, which is one of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Zoo keepers at Chester Zoo have just released the first photos of a rare baby Sulawesi Crested Macaque born in January. The tiny female baby, which keepers have named Amidala, is a welcome boost to the European endangered species breeding... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at ZooBorns
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After they were ignored by their mother following their birth on February 3, three Malayan Tiger cubs have been cared for by Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s nursery staff. Now, the cubs’ care team includes the zoo’s four-legged, resident nursery... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Milwaukee County Zoo visitors got quite a surprise on March 5 when they witnessed Bactrian Camel, Sanchi, give birth to her calf on exhibit! The handsome camel calf was named Patrick in honor of the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday! Sanchi... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at ZooBorns
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ZSL London Zoo recently welcomed a new arrival to its troop of Eastern Black-and-white Colobus Monkeys…a tiny baby named Mandible. After a six-month gestation period, she was born to mum Sophia on February 2. Mandible was given her unique moniker... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A Mishmi Takin calf, named Nanook, was born on February 19th at Kolmården Wildlife Park. Mother to the handsome male calf is Aisha, and his father is Hobbit. Nanook is the first successful Takin birth for the Swedish zoo. He... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Denver Zoo is excited to announce its first successful birth of a Fishing Cat. The cub, whose sex is not yet known, is named Miso-Chi (MEE-soh-CHEE) and was born on January 25. The cub was born to mother Namfon (NAAM-fawn)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Two Meerkat pups at Brevard Zoo recently emerged from their burrow, just in time for Spring! The pups were born to mom Kiki on February 17 and have spent the first few weeks of their lives snuggled safely underground. At... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Six-month-old Giant Panda twins Ya Lun and Xi Lun are old enough to spend the entire day playing in their dayroom at Zoo Atlanta. Born September 3 to experienced mother Lun Lun, the sisters spend their time playing, exploring, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at ZooBorns
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In late February, two Baltic Grey Seal pups were born in Kolmården Wildlife Park in Sweden. The male and female half-siblings weighed in at 17 kilos each at birth. The pups were born well developed, and in just a couple... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at ZooBorns
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The conservation effort to save the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle from extinction has received a huge boost after 21 tiny turtles hatched as part of a NSW (New South Wales) Government captive breeding program at Taronga Zoo. The turtles began... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at ZooBorns
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For the first time in its 140-year history, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is now home to two Grizzly Bear cubs from Montana. The pair was found trying to survive in the wild without their mother. “Although no one likes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Zoo de Granby recently celebrated the birth of a baby Hippo on February 27. The new calf is the 17th Hippo born at the zoo since 1973, and this is mom Polita’s sixth offspring. Polita arrived at the Canadian facility... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo and the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute are pleased to announce the birth of a male Clouded Leopard on March 1. The cub was conceived from an artificial insemination (AI) procedure using frozen/thawed semen. This accomplishment... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A baby Reticulated Giraffe born February 28 at the Denver Zoo received a plasma transfusion as a precaution after he experienced difficulties in his first few days of life. Staff at the Denver Zoo did not know until recently that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
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After 14 weeks snuggling with her mother in the birthing den, a big day arrived for a female Polar Bear cub at Munich Zoo Hellabrunn: The baby and mom Giovanna emerged from the den for the first time to explore... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at ZooBorns