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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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An African Fur Seal born on June 17 at Poland’s Zoo Wrocław is already charming zoo guests and her care team with her winning personality. The pup was named Zuri by her fans on social media. The name comes from... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ZooBorns
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More than 150 rare caterpillars hatched at Chester Zoo are now destined for release into the wild in parts of England, where they have been extinct for a century. Photo Credit: Chester Zoo Conservationists at the zoo have been using... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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A Grey Crowned-crane, which hatched at the National Aviary on July 27, made its public debut last week. The fluffy chick strutted around the historic National Aviary Rose Garden for visitors, stretching its long legs during one of its multiple... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce the successful hatching of a Chilean Flamingo. The Flamingo egg came from Memphis Zoo on July 16 and had been kept in an incubator to develop until it hatched in the early morning hours... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Two Amur Leopard cubs born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo on June 19 had their six-week health checks last week. This was the first time that the care team has handled the cubs, who have been bonding with their mom,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The staff at Banham Zoo are ‘otterly' delighted with the birth of two Asian Small-clawed Otter pups. The babies have recently started coming out of the den to play with their one-year-old sibling Makati, mother Tilly, and father Sam. Photo... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2019 at ZooBorns
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There’s a lot to roar about this summer at Denver Zoo with the arrival of an African Lion cub. The cub, whose sex has yet to be determined, was born on July 25 to mom Neliah, 7, and dad Tobias,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Zoo Miami's newest baby Giraffe recently made her exhibit debut! The female calf, which was born on July 22, walked out onto the exhibit with her mother and other members of the herd, curiously exploring her new surroundings. The newborn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Two orphaned Sea Otter pups, taken in only a few weeks ago, are bonding with caretakers as they continue to grow and build important otter skills at Shedd Aquarium’s Regenstein Sea Otter Nursery. ZooBorns introduced the orphans in a recent... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Lulu, a 19-year-old Western Lowland Gorilla at Zoo Atlanta, gave birth to an infant on July 24. The newborn is Lulu’s second surviving offspring and the eleventh for 30-year-old silverback, Taz. “Every animal birth is important, and there is an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at ZooBorns
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There’s a new fluffy addition to the Greater Flamingo family at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, UK. A little chick hatched recently and was caught on camera on its very first day in the world. Photo Credits: Marwell Zoo It’s been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A rare Malayan Tapir was born at Chester Zoo on July 18. The calf, which has been revealed as a boy, arrived to proud mum, Margery (age 7) and dad, Betong (age 6). Weighing just 5kg at birth, the ‘precious’... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The birth of a critically endangered West African Chimpanzee caught visitors by surprise at Chester Zoo. The new baby was safely delivered, in front of a handful of astonished zoo guests, at around 5pm on July 13. The birth followed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at ZooBorns
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A Koala joey recently started to peek out of its mother’s pouch for the first time at ZooTampa at Lowry Park. The joey is the first Koala baby born at the Zoo in its history. Once an embryo the size... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Visitors to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium can now see two new Sea Lion pups at the zoo’s Owen Sea Lion Pavilion. The first pup was born June 12 to nine-year-old Gemini. Another was born on June 18 to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at ZooBorns
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The Eastern Black Rhinoceros calf at Lincoln Park Zoo had access to his outdoor habitat at Regenstein African Journey recently, making his zoo debut! The calf appeared eager to explore the new sights, scents, and sounds, but was hesitant to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at ZooBorns
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After the newest litter of European Wolves began emerging from their den a few weeks ago, keepers at Longleat Safari Park weren’t exactly sure how many pups were in the litter. They eventually determined that parents Eliska and Jango were... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Lincoln Park Zoo’s Western Lowland Gorilla troop welcomed another new face on June 12 at Regenstein Center for African Apes! Bana, 24, gave birth to a healthy infant, exactly one month after the arrival of a male infant that was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Now that they’re starting to venture outside the den, the eight endangered Red Wolf pups born at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium are ready for names! The pups, who were born May 10, are now known as: Chester, Cypress and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Woodland Park Zoo’s ‘otterly adorable’ North American River Otter pups officially have names! The two boys have been named Tucker and Nooksack, and the two girls were named Piper and Tahu. According to Woodland Park staff, Nooksack, Piper, and Tahu... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at ZooBorns
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After 15 months of gestation, Lincoln Park Zoo was excited to welcome a new arrival. On May 19, Kapuki, an Eastern Black Rhinoceros, gave birth to a healthy male calf at the zoo’s Regenstein African Journey. Since the birth, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is excited about their continued baby boom. They recently announced the birth of four Black and White Ruffed Lemurs on May 19. This is the third litter for the parents, Hawk and Potter. Their first litter... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Denver Zoo’s female Mandrill, Kumani, gave birth to a healthy female on May 10. The baby, who her caretakers have named ‘Kesi’, is the first for seven-year-old Kumani and her mate, 11-year-old Jelani. The zoo’s animal care team says Kumani... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Two Andean Bear cubs born at the Queens Zoo recently made their New York City debut. The cubs, one female and one male, were born in January to six-year-old mother, Nicole, and eight-year-old father, Bouba. After spending several weeks in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at ZooBorns
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Shedd Aquarium, a leader in animal care, recently welcomed two Magellanic Penguin chicks. The chicks hatched following the annual breeding season that began with nesting. In late March, the Magellanic and Rockhopper Penguins began creating nests and preparing for the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at ZooBorns