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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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After 15 months of gestation, Lincoln Park Zoo was excited to welcome a new arrival. On May 19, Kapuki, an Eastern Black Rhinoceros, gave birth to a healthy male calf at the zoo’s Regenstein African Journey. Since the birth, the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is excited about their continued baby boom. They recently announced the birth of four Black and White Ruffed Lemurs on May 19. This is the third litter for the parents, Hawk and Potter. Their first litter... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Denver Zoo’s female Mandrill, Kumani, gave birth to a healthy female on May 10. The baby, who her caretakers have named ‘Kesi’, is the first for seven-year-old Kumani and her mate, 11-year-old Jelani. The zoo’s animal care team says Kumani... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Two Andean Bear cubs born at the Queens Zoo recently made their New York City debut. The cubs, one female and one male, were born in January to six-year-old mother, Nicole, and eight-year-old father, Bouba. After spending several weeks in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Shedd Aquarium, a leader in animal care, recently welcomed two Magellanic Penguin chicks. The chicks hatched following the annual breeding season that began with nesting. In late March, the Magellanic and Rockhopper Penguins began creating nests and preparing for the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A California Sea Lion pup’s amazing journey includes her rescue near Santa Barbara, a three-month stay in a rehabilitation center, release back into the Pacific, crossing a busy street, visiting a hotel lobby, and an eventual arrival at the Oklahoma... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce that one of their behind-the-scenes Palawan Binturongs gave birth to two kits. New mom, Lucy, welcomed one male and one female on May 13. “The kits are doing fantastic,” said Dr. Heather Robertson, Nashville... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The baby boom continues at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens with the birth of a second Reticulated Giraffe calf in the early hours of May 19. The male was born to Luna. The calf is also the second son fathered... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens welcomed an exciting addition to the Reticulated Giraffe herd on May 15. The Zoo’s 42nd giraffe calf was born to mother, Naomi. Many visitors of Jacksonville Zoo will remember that the patriarch of their giraffe... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2019 at ZooBorns
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First there was Walnut, a male Beaver living at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Then came Nutmeg, a female who arrived from Northwest Trek Wildlife Park as a companion for Walnut…and now baby makes three! Born April 29, the new... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2019 at ZooBorns
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An endangered Matchie’s Tree Kangaroo joey from New Guinea has begun to peek out of its mother’s pouch at Zoo Miami. It is still basically confined to the pouch, where it will continue to develop for the next several months... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2019 at ZooBorns
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While zoo visitors watched in awe, an American Bison calf was born on exhibit at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. New mother, Sue, went into labor around 11 a.m. and the baby was born at 12:30 p.m. on May 9. The... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Over a 12-hour period on May 10 and 11, American Red Wolf mother Charlotte whelped a litter of eight healthy, squirming pups in a secluded den at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. This is the second litter of the Critically... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The dramatic moment a rare giraffe entered the world was recently caught on camera at Chester Zoo. Orla, a highly endangered Rothschild’s Giraffe, gave birth to the six-foot-tall female calf on May 8 after a two-and-half-hour labour (and 477 days... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Woodland Park Zoo’s breeding season for Humboldt Penguins has closed with the successful hatching of two chicks. Incubation for penguins takes 40 to 42 days, with both parents sharing incubation duties in the nest and day-to-day care for their chicks.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Zookeepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are still celebrating the recent birth of a giant. A Reticulated Giraffe was born to first time mum, Luna, and dad, Bashu, on April 26. The new male calf has been named Khari, which means... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Woodland Park Zoo’s male Giraffe calf has been outfitted with custom-made therapeutic shoes in the next phase of treatment for his rear leg abnormalities. The calf was born on May 2 to mom Olivia. Hours after his birth, the zoo’s... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce that a Clouded Leopard named River gave birth to three cubs, two males and one female, on April 29. Nashville Zoo is part of the Clouded Leopard Consortium and also part of the Clouded... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The arrival of spring brought a litter of four critically endangered Red Wolf pups to Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo. “Scientists estimate there are less than 30 Red Wolves left in their native habitat of North Carolina,... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Brevard Zoo welcomed a new face on April 15 when three-year-old Klipspringer, Deborah, gave birth to a calf. A neonatal exam revealed that the new arrival (who weighed less than two pounds at birth) is a female and is properly... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A male Masai Giraffe calf weighing 101 pounds was born on April 15 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The calf’s parents are mom Jada and dad Bo. Bo came to the zoo in 2017 and this is the first calf... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at ZooBorns
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On April 2, the Los Angeles Zoo welcomed its first Zebra foal in more than 20 years. The unnamed female Grévy’s Zebra was born to parents Khalfani and Jamila as part of a breeding program designed to preserve this species,... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is delighted to announce the birth of four Sand Cat kittens. This is the inaugural birth in the Zoo’s Desert Carnivore Conservation Center, and is also the first sand cat birth at the Zoo... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has welcomed two young Manatees, marking the 30th and 31st Manatees to arrive at the Zoo for rehabilitation since the Columbus Zoo joined the Manatee Rescue & Rehabilitation Partnership (MRP) in 1999. The two males,... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at ZooBorns
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After a 15-month pregnancy, Zoo Miami's seven-year-old Greater One Horned Indian Rhinoceros, Akuti, gave birth to a calf on April 23! This is the second successful birth of this very rare species in the zoo’s history. However, what makes this... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2019 at ZooBorns