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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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Over a 10-week period, from November 20, 2018, through January 30, 2019, eleven calves from six different ungulate species were born at the Saint Louis Zoo! The new calves— three Speke’s Gazelles, two Addaxes, a Soemmerring’s Gazelle, a Grevy’s Zebra,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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The baby Tamandua born December 20, 2018 at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden now has a name! Although the pup’s sex is yet-to-be-determined, the Zoo announced that it would be called “Mani”. “We wanted to give the pup a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The Los Angeles Zoo is celebrating the arrival of two tropical Snake species and a Blue-throated Macaw, one of the rarest birds in the world. Photo Credits: Tad Motoyama (1,3,4,5); Ian Recchio (2,6) Eight Bushmasters, which are venomous Pit Vipers... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A healthy Asian Elephant was born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, on January 15. The male calf arrived at 5:30am and is the second calf born to female, Mali, and bull elephant, Doc (both age 21).... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Dedicated Gorilla keepers at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens have spent the last four months preparing baby Gandai for the time she can rejoin her mother, Kumbuka, and the rest of their Western Lowland Gorilla troop. Kumbuka gave birth to little... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The L'Hoest's Monkey family group at Zoo Wrocław is maintained at the level of eight to ten individuals to prevent inbreeding and overcrowding. Over the years they’ve successfully raised ten offspring, mostly females. The youngest addition to the Zoo’s family... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Born prematurely and exceptionally small two years ago at the Cincinnati Zoo, Fiona the Hippo celebrated her 2nd birthday on January 24. Weighing just 29 pounds – about one fifth of what a normal newborn Hippo should weigh – Fiona’s... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Happy #AustraliaDay, the official national day of Australia! To celebrate, we’re proud to announce the winners of our Facebook Watch Show, “ZooBorns: Australia!” are the Numbats! Perth Zoo has the world’s ONLY numbat breeding program. $3,000 USD will be donated... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A male Southern Pudú fawn born on December 19 at the Los Angeles Zoo has been named "Haechan" after a musician who, according to his fans, resembles the tiny deer species. A member of the K-Pop group NCT, Haechan (the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2019 at ZooBorns
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On the morning of January 4, Brevard Zoo welcomed another baby in the form of a Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth. According to keepers, the infant’s 13- year-old mother, Sammy, is taking great care of her newborn. “Sammy is not a first-time... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at ZooBorns
Two seven-month-old Sri Lankan Leopard cubs at Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands showed off their climbing skills on a new video released by the zoo. The cubs' antics were captured by a Go-Pro camera mounted at the top of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2019 at ZooBorns
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While fluffy snow was recently blanketing Kansas City, Missouri and knocking out power metro wide, including at the Kansas City Zoo, something exciting was happening inside the Helzberg Penguin Plaza. The first King Penguin egg to be laid at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Binder Park Zoo is celebrating the arrival of eleven rare African Painted Dog pups that were born on November 30, 2018. All the pups are said to be thriving and receiving attentive care from mom, Ghost, and dad, Verizon, in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A male Southern Pudu was born at the L.A. Zoo on December 19, 2018. The tiny fawn was born to first-time parents, Steph and Mario. The playful newborn may be difficult for visitors to spot in its habitat. According to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The new little Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo joey, at Woodland Park Zoo, is now venturing out of his mother’s pouch! The little male, named Ecki, will soon leave the pouch permanently as he gradually grows more confident and independent. “Ecki” is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens had the perfect way to celebrate the New Year. An Eastern Bongo calf was born late in the afternoon of December 28. Nearly 18-year-old, Molly, and 10-year-old, Tambo, are the parents to a healthy baby girl... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The year 2018 ended on a high note for the Shaldon Wildlife Trust with the births of two endangered Tamarins. Tamarins are a group of Monkeys native to Central and South America. There are more than 30 species of Tamarins,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2019 at ZooBorns
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As the saying goes, “No news is good news” – and this applies to the Polar Bear den at Tierpark Berlin. The tiny infant born there on December 1 remains peacefully tucked away in the maternity den with its mother... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Two chicks belonging to a species that was declared extinct in the wild 47 years ago have hatched at Chester Zoo. The Soccoro dove, which originates from Socorro Island located 400 miles off the west coast of Mexico, vanished from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is celebrating a special Christmas present, which came early, with the birth of an Asian Small-clawed Otter pup. The birth is a first for the Zoo, which debuted the species with the opening of the ‘Land... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at ZooBorns
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This year, Allwetterzoo Münster has successfully bred nearly 200 juvenile turtle species from nearing extinction. For 15 years, Münster Zoo has been committed to protecting severely threatened species of Asian turtles. Some of the species they have bred this year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Conservationists at Chester Zoo have celebrated an unprecedented number of births in 2018, including some of the world’s rarest and most at-risk species. Sun Bear Adorable cub Kyra was the first Sun Bear to be born in the UK. Her... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2018 at ZooBorns
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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has announced a naming opportunity for the female Asian Elephant calf born on December 6. The baby is the first Elephant to be born at the zoo in 10 years. You are invited to help... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2018 at ZooBorns
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On May 15, a male Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat was born at the L.A. Zoo to first-time parents, Olga and Murray. The joey spent several important months safely tucked away in Olga's pouch, but he’s now emerged and can occasionally be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at ZooBorns
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A tiny Polar Bear cub born at Tierpark Berlin has passed an important milestone and is now just over two weeks old. Born on December 1 to mother Tonja, the little Bear spends its days snuggled in a private den... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2018 at ZooBorns