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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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Two Mexican Gray Wolf pups born at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo swapped places with two wild-born pups in New Mexico as part of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican Grey Wolf Recovery Program. The pups born at Brookfield Zoo... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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The Jackson Zoological Society is proud to announce the birth of two critically endangered Red Ruffed Lemurs. On Saturday, May 27, Jackson Zoo keepers arrived at work in the early morning to discover two newborn males in the Lemur exhibit!... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Cotswold Wildlife Park is celebrating the birth of the first Porcupine twins in the Park’s forty-seven-year history! The as-yet-unnamed and unsexed twins were born recently to first-time mother, Stempu, and father, Prickle. The newborns are currently on show in the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Today is ‘World Giraffe Day’, and what better way to celebrate than by announcing a new Giraffe birth! On June 8, the Fort Worth Zoo welcomed a male Reticulated Giraffe to the herd. At birth, the soon-to-be named calf weighed... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
Hi Mary, Sifakas are found only on the island of Madagascar, which is off the eastern coast of Africa.
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Hi Heather, According to Wikipedia, Przewalski is pronounced "shə-VAL-skee."
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Kaboodle, a 14 year-old Walrus at SeaWorld Orlando, welcomed her first calf in early June. This is a first for the SeaWorld Orlando family, and they are justifiably excited! According to SeaWorld’s animal care ambassadors, who kept a close watch... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo recently introduced their newest litter of Canada Lynx kittens! The litter of four was born May 6 to mom, Migina, and dad, Kajika. Both mom and dad are ten-years-old. This is Migina’s third litter, and keepers say... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Czech Republic’s Prague Zoo welcomed a litter of five Cheetah cubs on May 15. Mother Savannah, age 6, is caring for her quintuplets behind the scenes. The litter includes three male and two female cubs. The family is expected... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Brno is home to five incredibly adorable Arctic Wolf pups. A male pup and four females were born just two-months-ago. The siblings can now be seen on-exhibit with their parents. Photo Credits: Zoo Brno The Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A forty-year-old dream has come true with the birth of the first Amur Tiger cub at Debrecen Zoo & Amusement Park. The handsome cub is now more than 7-weeks-old and has remained in healthy condition. There are only around 3,600... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of four Red Ruffed Lemurs on May 30. A little male, who has been named Emilio, and his three demure sisters (named Demi, Ally, and Andie) are the second group of Lemurs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Seeni, one of three African Elephants rescued from Botswana in 2011 by the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, delivered her calf one month early. The premature little female was born on May 31 at the International Conservation Center’s Maternal Care... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Back in the spring, ZooBorns was happy to announce the arrival of a Nile Hippopotamus at the Memphis Zoo. (“Memphis Zoo’s Beautiful Bundle of Joy Needs a Name”) Mom, Binti, gave birth to the healthy 76-pound girl on March 23,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at ZooBorns
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For the first time in the Toronto Zoo’s history, two Clouded Leopard cubs were born on the afternoon of Saturday, May 13 to mom Pavarti and dad Mingma. Pavarti is a first-time mother and she initially showed maternal instincts. However,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A rare Przewalski’s Horse foal has been born at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. The youngster can now be spotted trotting around the main reserve with the small herd. The arrival of the foal represents a potentially important contribution to Przewalski’s... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium recently celebrated the hatchings of two Magellanic Penguin chicks. After their first well check examinations, veterinarians determined the pair is healthy and thriving. They are the first Penguin chicks to hatch at the Zoo since... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is excited to announce the birth of four Warthog piglets on May 11. Two males and two females were born to first-time parents Chico and Acacia. Father, Chico, was born at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at ZooBorns
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RZSS Edinburgh Zoo bird keepers are delighted to announce the arrival of three Darwin’s Rhea chicks. The trio can be seen running around their enclosure, alongside protective dad, Ramon. Bird Section Team Leader, Colin Oulton, said, “We are really excited... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at ZooBorns
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An Okapi calf was born at Brookfield Zoo on May 16. He has access to the outside, but is currently spending the majority of his time indoors in a nesting site with his 6-year-old mother, Augusta K. When the calf... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo is celebrating the birth of a healthy Asian Elephant calf, the first born there in nearly seven years. The male calf was born at 1:35 am on May 26 after a pregnancy that lasted approximately 22 months. Labor... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Two “pocket-sized” Piglets have been born at Chester Zoo. The tiny pair of Red River Hogs, which are as yet unsexed and unnamed, arrived on May 13 to first-time mother Mali, age 8, following a four-month-long pregnancy. Red River Hogs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Five Prairie Dog pups recently emerged from their burrows at their exhibit located in Franklin Park Zoo’s ‘Nature’s Neighborhoods’, the new George Robert White Fund Children’s Zoo. The pups’ birth date is estimated to have been around April 1. Prairie... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at ZooBorns
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A male Black Rhinoceros calf was born at the Saint Louis Zoo on May 17. The calf has been named Moyo (“heart” in Swahili). He is the second offspring for mother, Kati Rain, and father, Ajabu. According to keepers, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at ZooBorns
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Denver Zoo is thrilled to announce the February 14th hatching of the first batch of Lake Titicaca Frog Tadpoles in North American history. The roughly 200 tadpoles are the offspring of two of the 20 frogs that arrived from the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at ZooBorns