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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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And, ICYMI, here's volume one Who's your favorite? Tell us in the comments below. Continue reading
Posted 52 minutes ago at ZooBorns
Photos and video by: Grahm S. Jones, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium In a groundbreaking scientific breakthrough, two Cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer into a surrogate mother at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2020 at ZooBorns
Amidst the tragic news coming out of Australia due to the catastrophic fires that have caused great harm and death to many thousands of people and nearly half a billion animals, Zoo Miami is elated to announce some good news... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2020 at ZooBorns
One of the most beautiful antelopes in the world has been born at Newquay Zoo. The Nyala (pronounced ‘inYhala’), a female, has big ears, dark eyes and endearingly long, wobbly legs. This is the second calf of the year for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at ZooBorns
You aren’t going to see this guy on the big screen any time soon, but he and others just like him may end up in their native habitat very soon. This tiny toad is the world’s first Puerto Rican crested... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at ZooBorns
Over the years, Detroit Zoo officials have had the pleasure of caring for a number of adorable babies, but in the opinion of Dr. Ann Duncan, director of Animal Health at DZG, their current nursery resident – a female red... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2019 at ZooBorns
A rescued young Sunda pangolin takes his first tentative steps after being released back into the wild in Thailand, in a series of photographs snapped by staff from international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London). The Critically Endangered animal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
Photos 1, 3, and 4 by David Haring. Photo 2 by Sara Clark. Meet Melisandre, a rare baby aye-aye born at the Duke Lemur Center on August 13, 2019! The daughter of 23-year-old Ardrey and 9-year-old Grendel, “Mel” is one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at ZooBorns
Photo/Video credit: Ron Magill On Wednesday, September 25th, a Caribbean flamingo hatched at Zoo Miami! This is the first hatching of this iconic species since 2011 and is the first time that a chick has hatched since the flock was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at ZooBorns
Photo Credits: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is proud to announce the birth of two Snow Leopard cubs on May 22. When they were one month old, the male and female cubs weighed just over... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at ZooBorns
Behind the scenes in the Panda Garden at Zoo Berlin, first-time Giant Panda mom Meng Meng snuggles her tiny newborns into the warm, soft fur of her face. On August 31, Berlin’s Panda population doubled as Germany welcomed its first-ever... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2019 at ZooBorns
Two baby Madagascar Giant Day Geckos (Phelsuma grandis) hatched last month from eggs laid by adults currently living in the rainforest habitat at the Tennessee Aquarium. Photo Credit: Tennessee Aquarium In spite of their name, the babies are only a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2019 at ZooBorns
Chester Zoo’s two Red Panda cubs have been revealed as a boy and a girl, during their first ever health check-up. The precious twelve-week-old twins, classed by conservationists as endangered in the wild, were born on June 22 to mum,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2019 at ZooBorns
The Wilds, in Cumberland, OH, proudly welcomed a Greater One-horned Rhinoceros calf on August 24. The female calf is receiving excellent care from her mother and is the eighth Greater One-horned Rhino to be born at The Wilds. The birth... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2019 at ZooBorns
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a female White Rhino calf! The calf was born, behind-the-scenes, in the early hours of August 18 to mother, Mopani, at 16 months gestation. The new baby weighed in at 74kgs. “The calf required... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2019 at ZooBorns
Staff at Paradise Park are thrilled at the hatching of their first Caribbean Flamingo chick! Director Alison Hales commented, “We love our flamingo group, and were delighted when two eggs were laid this summer. However one egg was infertile and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2019 at ZooBorns
The Alpine Ibex enclosure at Hellabrunn Zoo gained two new members…Trapattoni and Theo. Born in late May and June, the two kids are said to be enthusiastically exploring the rocky terrain in their exhibit. Photo Credits: Tierpark Hellabrunn / Daniela... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at ZooBorns
Woburn Safari Park announced the arrival of two African Lion cubs, which were born to parents Zuri and Joco in late July. The cubs spend most of their time in the den with their mother but are expected to move... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2019 at ZooBorns
The Virginia Zoo announced the birth of triplet Red Panda cubs to Masu, a three-year-old female, and four-year-old dad Timur. The three cubs, two males and one female, were born off-exhibit at the Zoo’s Animal Wellness Campus on June 18,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2019 at ZooBorns
On August 15, a White Rhinoceros calf was born at Royal Burgers’ Zoo. According to keepers, the young bull calf is in good health. Since 2002, the Arnhem zoo has been remarkably successful at breeding Rhinoceros: as many as ten... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2019 at ZooBorns
It’s three times the cuteness at the Kansas City Zoo’s ‘Tiger Trail’. Red Panda parents, Randy and Kate, welcomed three cubs on July 11. According to the zoo, the youngsters will stay in the nest box for a few months,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2019 at ZooBorns
The Bison herd at Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland, Nebraska grew this summer. A calf was born on May 27 and visitors can now see the auburn-colored calf roaming the ‘Bison Plains’ with mom and the herd. Bison calves turn... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
For the first time in Woodland Park Zoo’s 119-year history, a pair of White-naped Cranes successfully hatched. The chicks emerged July 9 and 10 and are the first offspring for 8-year-old mom, Laura, and 9-year-old dad, Cal. The sex of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2019 at ZooBorns
The Milwaukee County Zoo proudly announced details of a Reticulated Giraffe birth on July 13. The new youngster marks the third giraffe calf born at the Zoo in the last three years. The male was born to mom, Ziggy, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at ZooBorns
The Milwaukee County Zoo announced the birth of a female Red Panda cub. The new cub, named Kiki, was born June 7 to mother, Dr. Erin Curry, and father, Dash. This is the pair’s second cub; she is part of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2019 at ZooBorns