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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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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 1 hour ago 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 yesterday 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
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On Saturday, April 24, at 5 a.m., the long-awaited birth of a little elephant at the Budapest Zoo occurred. The calf is the third for twenty-something Angele, and the eighth born at Budapest Zoo. Thanks to night vision cameras placed... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Baby Gorilla Visitors to Woodland Park Zoo are oohing and aahing as they catch their first sightings of baby girl gorilla, Zuna (zoo-nah). The 11 week old is now with her mom and family in the public outdoor habitat on... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Terra the Southern tamandua gave birth to a healthy female pup on Friday, April 23 behind the scenes at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater area. The pup, like all of its species, was born with very... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor yesterday announced the public debut of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s latest addition – a baby Black Rhinoceros calf. “The little female rhino was born on 17 February to first-time mother Bakhita,”... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2021 at ZooBorns
Zoo Knoxville welcomes three Roti Island snake- necked turtles that hatched in mid April. This critically endangered turtle is endemic to Indonesia. Since the mid-1990s, the population in the wild have suffered disastrous declines of more than 90% and are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A 27.5-ounce antelope and a deer the height of a pencil have been born at Brevard and Bristol Zoos, respectively. Tiny fawn born at Bristol Zoo Gardens Images have emerged of a tiny mouse deer who is thriving at Bristol... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at ZooBorns
The Seba Python is the largest snake in Africa, with an average size of 3 to 5 m in length and a maximum of 8 m. They have a triangular head covered in irregular scales, which are usually blackish-gray brown... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at ZooBorns
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After more than twenty years, three meerkats have been born at Amersfoort Zoo. “A very special moment, because a meerkat birth is no easy feat,” explains animal caretaker Marc Belt. “Before meerkats form a love couple, they have to like... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at ZooBorns
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An endangered Bactrian Camel calf was born at the Bramble Park Zoo in Watertown, South Dakota on March 10. After a 13-month gestation period, The Zoo’s 16-year-old female Cindy Lou, gave birth to an unusually large baby. On average, camel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Wildwood Trust, in collaboration with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and Vincent Wildlife Trust, is taking the first steps in a groundbreaking new project to establish the first wild population of the functionally extinct wildcat outside of Scotland in over 200... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A giraffe calf takes her first steps outside as UK families head back to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for the first time in months A giraffe calf at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has taken her first steps outside, just in time to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2021 at ZooBorns
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On the morning of April 8, Brevard Zoo’s animal care staff were greeted by a tiny Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth. Born to 15-year-old mother Sammy and 18-year-old father Dustin, this little one is the third sloth baby in the Zoo’s history... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2021 at ZooBorns
A rare Rothschild’s giraffe was born to mum Orla at 3am on 3 March 2021, at the UK’s Chester Zoo. The “little” guy has been named after Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, where Chester Zoo is helping... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2021 at ZooBorns
Taronga's ridiculously cute tree kangaroo joey 'Taro' has finally decided to fully emerge from his mother's pouch. At 10 months old and weighing just under 2kg, the little late bloomer was a touch hesitant in venturing out of his mum... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2021 at ZooBorns
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A male western lowland gorilla was born at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens early Friday morning. This is the fifth gorilla born at the Zoo, and the first since 2018. The male was born to mother Madini and father Lash. This... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2021 at ZooBorns
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The penguin colony at Shedd Aquarium has begun its annual nesting season, which provides a unique peek into their lifecycle as the Magellanic and rockhopper penguins begin building their nests, attracting mates, and pairing up. The weeks-long nest-building process is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2021 at ZooBorns
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ZooBorns is Aww-some, but we can’t do it without our fans. You raise thousands for Accredited Zoos & Aquariums on ZooBorns' channels. You build awareness for conservation programs all over the world by engaging with our posts. Thank you! Want... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo Sydney is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered male François’ Langur, one of the world’s rarest monkey species, who has arrived just in time to delight guests these school holidays. At just over three weeks old, the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2021 at ZooBorns
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On Sunday, April 4, 2021, a healthy white rhinoceros calf was born at Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnem, The Netherlands. The male is the fourth offspring for this experienced mother and was born at 7:44 am on Easter Sunday. Burgers’... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2021 at ZooBorns
Yesterday, Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Biology Institute celebrated their cheetah cubs’ first birthdays! On April 8, 2020, female cheetah Echo gave birth to four healthy cubs. The birth was livestreamed on the Zoo’s website. Cheetah Biologist Adrienne Croiser said of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Zoo Sydney’s three-month-old long-nosed fur seal pup Birubi made her official debut at Taronga’s Seal Bay this week, just in time for the Easter School Holidays. Birubi was born on December 21, 2020, to first-time mum Keke and was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2021 at ZooBorns
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Yesterday, Zoo Miami's newest baby giraffe made his exhibit debut! For the first time, a yet unnamed male calf that was born on April 2nd, walked out onto the exhibit with his mother and other members of the herd, curiously... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2021 at ZooBorns