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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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Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo in Wales has three new Emu chicks to chirp about! Found all over Australia these large flightless birds are instantly recognizable due to their sheer size and their incredible speed. They have been ‘clocked’... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Fort Worth Zoo announces name of newest giraffe calf … and maybe, just baby, something more. FORT WORTH, Texas – After an open call for name suggestions for the Fort Worth Zoo’s newest giraffe calf on its social media pages,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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Fluffy, spiked, and ready to delight: three new faces at Zoo New England are small in stature but big in the cute factor. The arrival of two scaly-sided merganser ducklings at Franklin Park Zoo and a prehensile-tailed porcupette at Stone... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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West Midland Safari Park is celebrating the birth of its fourth southern white rhino in five years. Third-time-mum, Ailsa, gave birth to the male rhino calf during the early hours of Monday 24th May, following a pregnancy of 16 months.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
Marwell Zoo is celebrating its latest birth of a threatened Przewalski’s horse foal. The species became extinct in the wild and became reliant on captive breeding and reintroduction for their survival. Keepers say the newborn Przewalski’s horse foal is thriving.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
If you visited BIOPARC Valencia in Spain this morning, you might have witnessed one of the most incredible moments in nature. A new life came into the world right before the eyes of visitors to the Park’s Savannah Exhibit. A... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
Raising Iniko, the first baby patas monkey to be hand-reared by humans, has been a challenge for the Rosamond Gifford Zoo since she was born on June 8, 2020. Her mother, Becca, went into renal failure during her birth and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth born at Brevard Zoo on May 12 is receiving specialized attention from animal care staff after the baby’s mother, Tango, was not interested in looking after the little one, and attempts to reunite the pair were... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2021 at ZooBorns
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OKC Zoo’s giraffe matriarch, Ellie, welcomes a male calf, her sixth offspring to be born at the Zoo. The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is thrilled to announce the arrival of an endangered giraffe calf, born to 20-year-old, Ellie.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Success is more than 10 years in the making for first-time parents Amana and Anubis Zoo Atlanta is celebrating an exciting first in its history: the hatching of an endangered lappet-faced vulture chick. The chick is the first offspring of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2021 at ZooBorns
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On 3 May, a female hippo was born at Basel Zoo. Hippo cow Helvetia is already an experienced mother, which could be seen during the relatively peaceful birth that took place in the heated indoor pool. Both mother and calf... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2021 at ZooBorns
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After an initial respiratory illness, the now nearly 5-week-old Tamandua pup, born April 23 at Tacoma, Washington’s Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, is on the mend. She’s also got a name! The pup continues to nurse from her mom Terra... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2021 at ZooBorns
The patients at Children’s Hospital New Orleans have spoken, and the votes are in. The female Sumatran orangutan infant born in February at Audubon Zoo has affectionately been named “Madu,” which means honey in Malay. Audubon Zoo partnered with Children’s... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A litter of three endangered Amur tiger cubs has been born at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Highland Wildlife Park. Staff at the wildlife conservation charity say the one-week-old cubs, born on Tuesday 18 May, are doing well... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Providence, Rhode Island’s Roger Williams Park Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of four nine-banded armadillos on April 23rd! Meet Sophia, Rose, Dorothy and Blanche. Mom Patsy and her pups are doing well and bonding off-exhibit. Animal and vet... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2021 at ZooBorns
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The Big Cat Sanctuary are proud to announce the latest addition to the cat family! On 6th April 2021 our resident jaguars Keira and Neron became parents to a rare black female jaguar cub. So far, our little cub has... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2021 at ZooBorns
Two baby pelicans have hatched at Folly Farm in Wales, UK. It’s a first for Folly Farm and their pelican group only arrived with them last year. The pair are growing so quickly and piling on the weight. Elvis and... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2021 at ZooBorns
Arctic fox pups have been born at Zoo Brno in the Czech Republic! Zoo Officials at have counted 11 pups so far. At the time of this video release it was not certain if there were more. It’s possible that... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Conservationists at Chester Zoo are celebrating the birth of a rare red-bellied lemur - the first of its kind ever to be born at the zoo. The fluffy youngster, whose sex is currently unknown, arrived to parents Aina (4) and... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2021 at ZooBorns
Just two months after baby elephant Winnie was born, there’s a new pachyderm in the herd! Sunday at 8:04 p.m., 37-year-old Asian elephant Tess gave birth to a 391-pound male, and the calf began to nurse within hours. The calf... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A rare short-beaked echidna puggle has emerged at Taronga Zoo Sydney. The puggle is estimated to be about seven months old and was born to experience mum Ganyi. It is very rare to get up close to echidna puggles as... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2021 at ZooBorns
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The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of three litters of critically endangered American red wolves as part of its red wolf breeding program. The litters comprising 12 pups were born during three days from April 28 to April 30.... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2021 at ZooBorns
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You are witnessing the unusual bond between a 3-year-old Sumatran Orangutan (Cerah) and her father, Berani at Denver Zoo. After Cerah’s mom and Berani’s mate Nias passed away suddenly from fatal heartcomplications, Berani stepped in as the most doting parent.... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2021 at ZooBorns
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San Antonio Zoo is excited to share this very special and rare footage: their Aviculture team welcoming a Micronesian kingfisher chick – one of the world’s most endangered animals – to the world! This is the youngest of the 2... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A tiny Endangered pygmy hippo calf has been born at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's Edinburgh Zoo to visitor favourites Otto and Gloria. The female calf arrived on Saturday 17 April and staff at the wildlife conservation charity will... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2021 at ZooBorns