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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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Humphrey the koala joey was born to mum Willow and is estimated to be just over 12 months old Koala joeys stay in their mother’s pouch for up to 6 months, it is only from around that age that they... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at ZooBorns
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At last we can see her! About two weeks ago (July 10th) Tana, a 12-year-old Sumatran Orangutan at The Zoological Center Ramat Gan in Israel gave birth to a sweet little baby. For many days it was almost impossible to... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at ZooBorns
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Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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South Bend, IN (Monday, July 26, 2021) – The Potawatomi Zoo is excited to announce the birth of two female red panda cubs, born on June 17, 2021, to mother Maiya, age 7, and father Justin, age 9. This breeding... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
Karen, a 19-year-old Nile hippopotamus, gave birth to a healthy baby on Monday, July 19, 2021. The sex of the baby is not yet known. This is her third calf with 47-year-old Moe. “Karen’s pregnancy was a bit of a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
With a final push, a little splash and some adorable baby hippo ear wiggles, 28-year-old Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Nile hippopotamus, Zambezi (zam-BEE-zee), welcomed her first calf on Tues. July 20. At 1:57 p.m., the baby hippo popped up from underwater,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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For the third time in Zoo history, a Giant anteater has been born at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Arriving on June 15 after a 175-day gestation period, the baby weighed 4.3 pounds at nine days old, and 6.1 pounds at 23... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
The male Baird's tapir calf born at Audubon Zoo on July 2, 2021, is doing well and gaining weight. Born weighing 19.4 pounds, the calf is now up to approximately 31.5 pounds and gaining almost a pound a day. Full... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
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The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center’s ability to bring back the world’s rarest crane species. Now, over a year since the pandemic began, Audubon is making a major comeback raising cranes with seven whooping crane chicks... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2021 at ZooBorns
In January customs handed over 70 chameleons to Schönbrunn Zoo, which were taken from a smuggler at Vienna Airport. The reptiles from Tanzania were hidden in socks, dehydrated and full of parasites. How well the animals have recovered from the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at ZooBorns
Indeed, it’s a baby owl monkey or night monkey, born in early March at Budapest Zoo! These primates, native to South America,have been in the care of Budapest Zoo since the early 1990s. They’re so comfortable in their environment they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at ZooBorns
The striped little calf was born on Monday, June 28th. While, typically, newborns may not be seen by the general public in the first days, the mother and the little one are expected to be released from the "maternity room"... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2021 at ZooBorns
Just in time for World Porcupine Day, June 1, Nashville Zoo revealed THREE PRICKLY SURPRISES! Three cape porcupines were born at the Zoo on Sunday morning, the 27th of June! This is Mkali & Jake's second litter of porcupettes and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Boise, a division of Boise Parks and Recreation, is excited to announce the birth of three male baby sand cats. Proud parents Nala and Simba welcomed the kittens into the world on April 4, 2021. This is both Nala... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2021 at ZooBorns
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One of the world’s most endangered primates has been born at Chester Zoo. The precious youngster - a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan – has arrived to mum Emma (34), following an eight and a half month pregnancy. Dad Puluh is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2021 at ZooBorns
While winter school holidays plans across NSW have been thrown into chaos, a few Marine Keepers from Taronga Zoo Sydney have still taken to time to welcome and celebrate the month of June and spread some much-needed laughter and joy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2021 at ZooBorns
Northern Ireland’s Belfast Zoo has welcomed several newborns lately including an endangered crowned lemur. Zoo Manager Alyn Cairns said, “The birth of every species at the zoo here is a joy, but the birth of an endangered species is always... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2021 at ZooBorns
In Brownsville, TX, Gladys Porter Zoo’s three cassowary chicks hatched on May 20th, May 22nd and May 27th. The mother is Clementine (36 years old) and the father is Irwin (6 years old). Irwin is a first-time father. Clementine’s last... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2021 at ZooBorns
Exciting news from the Zoological Center Ramat Gan! Rihanna the southern White Rhino has given birth for the 3rd time! Five years after giving birth to Rami and 2 years after giving birth to Rainy-Rafiki, it's time for 11 year... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2021 at ZooBorns
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There was a flurry of activity overnight at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium as staff welcomed two little ones—an Asian elephant calf and a California sea lion pup! These exciting births are important milestones and offer hope for the future... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Some very lucky aquarium visitors were treated to an unusual surprise on Memorial Day this year. A California sea lion pup (Zalophus californianus) was born in full view of the morning crowd. The pup, which has yet to receive its... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2021 at ZooBorns
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 Jun 15, 2021 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 Jun 14, 2021 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 Jun 11, 2021 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 Jun 11, 2021 at ZooBorns