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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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Some of the world’s smallest species of monkey has been born at Chester Zoo. The pair of eastern pygmy marmosets, one of the most miniature primate species on Earth, arrived to parents Zoe (3) and Baldrick (4). The tiny twins... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is celebrating the successful rehabilitation of two snow leopard cubs from Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois. The one male and one female cub were born on August 4, 2020, and sent to Omaha... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
The third Mhorr gazelle that is born this year in the Valencian park is a great joy for the conservationist world that has literally prevented the tragic disappearance of this beautiful African antelope that is still in "critical danger" on... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
On Thursday, 26 November 2020, at around 19:30, a lioness at Royal Burgers' Zoo gave birth to triplets. The first days of life are often critical for large predators, which is why Burgers' Zoo initially provided the animals with as... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
In September, Maryland Zoo in Baltimore welcomed baby chimpanzee Maisie from the Oklahoma City Zoo after her mother failed to properly care for her. Although they did not hesitate to bring her to The Maryland Zoo, this incredible opportunity is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
Molly and Wally, the wombat breeding pair of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden, has delighted wombat fans with another joey in 2020. The newcomer was born in spring, he looked out of the pouch for the first time in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
Zoo Vienna has introduced Pauline, their lockdown baby! She is the offspring of sloths Alberta and Einstein. Little Pauline was born on April 24th during the Zoo’s first closure due to the lockdown. Now Zoo Vienna has charmed us with... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ZooBorns
For the first time in history, the birth of the Philippine mouse-deer was recorded on camera. The baby was born at ZOO Wroclaw on the night of November 10 this year, around 2:24am. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2020 at ZooBorns
Over the last few days, Zoo Zurich has reported the emergence of a Koala Joey. While it’s showing a keen interest in snacking on Eucalyptus, it still needs its mother’s milk to survive. Believe it or not, the joey is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2020 at ZooBorns
On November 8, 2020 at 10:25pm, a critically endangered black rhino was born in Rotterdam Zoo, after a gestation period of 450 days. The delivery went well. The calf, a male, could stand within twenty minutes and has already been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2020 at ZooBorns
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Tierpark Hellabrunn's Elephant Temi became a mum for the second time last week, and since then the early movements of her new calf have become somewhat of a routine: Otto drinks, explores his surroundings with his little trunk and even... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at ZooBorns
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The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute’s 3-month-old giant panda cub received his name today. After five days of voting and just under 135,000 votes, the winning name is Xiao Qi Ji (SHIAU-chi-ji), which translates as “little miracle” in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2020 at ZooBorns
A young Sumatran orangutan was born on Tuesday, November 17 - only the third in the history of the Prague Zoo! They don't know the sex of the baby yet, but the good news is that mom Mawar feeds and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2020 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo were delighted to arrive at work on 15 November 2020 to find a male Zebra foal had safely arrived overnight. The colt is the seventh foal for mum Kioni, who is a very experienced... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2020 at ZooBorns
Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach is pleased to introduce you to their newly hatched penguin chick—the first-ever penguin born at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach! Born October 7, 2020, the newest addition turned six weeks old yesterday and is being... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2020 at ZooBorns
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Staff at Shaldon Wildlife Trust are overjoyed to have welcomed a very special little kitten born at the zoo in September which is now just starting to venture out of its nest box. Born to Harley and Lucia, the zoos... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2020 at ZooBorns
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at ZooBorns
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Zookeepers at Chester Zoo are celebrating the birth of a rare baby rhino. The female calf was safely delivered by new mum Ema Elsa following a 15-month-long pregnancy. The birth was caught on the zoo’s CCTV cameras and shows the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at ZooBorns
Happy birthday, Tonja! 🎉🎉🎉 Tierpark Berlin's Polar bear mom celebrated her 11th birthday On Saturday (November 14). The zookeepers prepared an extra portion of treats and the zoo cut a video that shows you, what a loving mother Tonja is.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2020 at ZooBorns
Yesterday morning a newborn Grant’s Zebra was born in the stables of the Safari at Burgers’ Zoo. Instinctively, the newborn baby stood up almost immediately to take its first wobbly steps. The foal was immediately taken outside with the family... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at ZooBorns
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At Amersfoort Animal Park this morning, elephant Kina gave birth to a small calf. “The elephant was born around 10:00 am. Special, because elephants are usually born at night,” says zookeeper Rob Saris. Mother Kina and her calf are doing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2020 at ZooBorns
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On 4 November, a giraffe was born at Basel Zoo, which had been waiting for the birth for several days. Everyone is delighted to see that the mother, Sophie, and Rohaya are both doing well. The female calf was born... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2020 at ZooBorns
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INDIANAPOLIS — At 4:35am Nov. 8, the Indianapolis Zoo welcomed the birth of a male reticulated giraffe. The calf weighed 137 pounds and stood about 6 feet tall at birth. He is already growing and will be several feet taller... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2020 at ZooBorns
Major milestone for Franklin Park Zoo's little female – she successfully reunited with mom, Abby, this week! The calf was seen nursing within hours – even gaining weight since the intro – and Abby has been acting like the wonderful... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at ZooBorns