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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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The ABQ BioPark has more exciting great ape news! Samantha the gorilla gave birth yesterday at 10:29 a.m. Mom and baby are doing well, and have started nursing. ABQ BioPark caregivers were present during the birth, but watched remotely via... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
Albuquerque BioPark’s Baby Bulan is just over 2 months old and it's time for his first well baby check! Learn from animal care staff how they are able to help keep the youngest animals in their care healthy. Previously on... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Cameras at Chester Zoo have captured the moment a rare giraffe arrives into the world. The adorable newcomer, who was born falling more than two metres (6ft) onto a bed of soft straw, arrived to 14-year-old mum, Orla, on Saturday... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
Alaska SeaLife Center Avian Curator Kristen lets us watch a quick exam moments after this Steller's eider duckling hatches! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Two black-footed cat kittens, Stewie (male) and Meg (female) born on July 3, 2022 at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Texas. Born to Bandit, 2 yrs old, this was her first litter and she's been a superstar mom so far.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ZooBorns
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Cincinnati Zoo’s world-famous hippo Fiona has a “little” brother CINCINNATI, OH (August 8, 2022) — Big news from Hippo Cove! Keepers were able to get a good look at the baby hippo born at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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August 9, 2022 (BALTIMORE, MD) – The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is pleased to announce the birth of a female blue duiker (DIKE-er) named Marigold. She was born on July 24th to Flower (female) and Kuruka (male). The birth was... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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The sloth infant born in April at Amersfoort Zoo is a male. The tenth baby for mother Amaka and father Quasimodo makes them the most successful sloth couple in Europe. “With sloths it is very difficult to tell whether it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
The ASLC (Alaska SeaLife Center) recently had seven Steller's eider ducklings hatch at the Center! Steller's eiders are endemic to Alaska and are rarely seen outside of Alaskan waters. These are the first Steller's eiders ducklings hatched at the Center... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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Kansas’s Sedgwick County Zoo had a total of 4 Cape Coral Cobra eggs hatch last week! This is their second successful year of hatching coral cobras, last year’s adolescents are currently on exhibit. These venomous, burrowing snakes are native to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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The Cotswold Wildlife Park’s breeding pair of majestic Pallas’s Cats, Tull and Penelope, have produced their first litter at the Park. Their as-yet-unnamed and unsexed kittens (pictured above) are the first Pallas’s Cats to be born at Cotswold Wildlife Park... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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A baby flamingo is being successfully raised by two fathers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, after its biological parents vacated their nest. Zookeepers at the UK’s largest Zoo initially placed the lone American flamingo egg (Phoenicopterus ruber) in an incubator to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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It's cuteness overload at Healesville Sanctuary where a tiny Tree Kangaroo joey is now regularly climbing – somewhat clumsily - out of mum's pouch to hop around. At eight months old, little Ori [pronounced: Or-ree] is already delighting visitors as... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
Milwaukee County Zoo’s second giraffe calf of the season was born yesterday (8/4) to Ziggy and Baha. It’s their 4th calf. The calf was: Born at 12:20 p.m. Standing by 1:05 p.m. Nursing at 1:40 p.m. Mom and baby will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at ZooBorns
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo recently welcomed a Francois langur baby on July 16! This is the second offspring for mom, Glora and dad, Vinh. Francois langur babies are born an orange color and will start to darken to the adults black... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at ZooBorns
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SAN DIEGO (Aug. 4, 2022) — The San Diego Zoo has announced the birth of a Linné’s two-toed sloth at the Zoo’s new Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp. The baby sloth, a female, was born June 25 to mother Xena... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo’s male and female clouded leopard cubs are just over a month old. Guests can stop by Nashville Zoo's Vet Center and watch the clouded leopard cubs feeding at 10 am and 2 pm daily. To check in on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2022 at ZooBorns
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In celebration of the England women's national football team’s success last weekend, Twycross Zoo has dedicated the name of their adorable new François' Langur to midfielder Fran Kirby. François' Langurs are an endangered species that live in a matriarchal society... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2022 at ZooBorns
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Full-term calf 2x bigger than Fiona was when she was born CINCINNATI, OH (August 4, 2022) — Right around April Fool’s Day earlier this year, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden staff members were informed that 23-year-old hippo Bibi was pregnant.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2022 at ZooBorns
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An endangered Rothschild’s giraffe was born at Belfast Zoo on Sunday 24 July 2022. Proud mum, Casey, laboured for two hours and gave birth naturally at 2.30pm, inside the giraffe house, which was closed to the public to provide privacy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2022 at ZooBorns
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August 2, 2022 (BALTIMORE, MD) – The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is pleased to announce that two Von der Decken’s Hornbill (Tockus deckeni) chicks hatched in its African Aviary on July 4th and 7th. The two-week old chicks won’t be... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2022 at ZooBorns
Toronto, Canada (August 3, 2022) – If you have visited Toronto Zoo’s Canadian Domain recently, you’ve probably noticed some very special additions – three wood bison calves! Born the week of June 20th, there are two females and one male.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2022 at ZooBorns
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An infant has been born in the group of yellow-breasted capuchin monkeys at Amersfoort Zoo in The Netherlands. “If you look closely, you can see a small monkey sitting on the mother's neck,” says animal caretaker Marianne Spies. “The young... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2022 at ZooBorns
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Potter Park Zoo’s red panda Maliha gave birth to a cub July 21, 2022. This is Maliha’s second successful litter with the cub’s father Deagan-Reid. Animal care staff monitor mom and the cub daily through a camera mounted in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2022 at ZooBorns
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The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has revealed the three adorable snow leopard cubs born at Highland Wildlife Park in May are two girls and a boy.   Expert keepers and vets at the wildlife conservation charity confirmed the sex of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2022 at ZooBorns