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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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Two young Elephant calves at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park enjoyed a high-spirited play session recently. Three-month-old male calf, Umzula-zuli (known as “Zuli”), and almost two-month-old female calf, Mkhaya (called “Kaia”), engaged in some friendly sparring, pushing, climbing, and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ZooBorns
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Capron Park Zoo, in Attleboro, Massachusetts, welcomed a baby Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth on August 24. Photo Credits: Dan Dibattista Because the little sloth sticks close to mom, veterinarians still don’t know the sex, but they report that the baby is... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ZooBorns
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It’s spring in Australia, and the Healesville Sanctuary finally got a look at a baby Koala that is just beginning to explore outside of mom’s pouch. Photo Credit: Healesville Sanctuary Born the size of a jelly bean to first-time parents... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ZooBorns
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When a Nyala named Xolani went into labor with her first calf, keepers at Auckland Zoo were thrilled with the opportunity to witness the event – Nyala usually give birth overnight, when no one is there to watch. As the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ZooBorns
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Halloween was extra “egg-citing” at the San Antonio Zoo when four Komodo Dragons hatched, making them the second largest, successful clutch of their kind to hatch at the zoo. Laid in the spring by 14-year old mom, Tiga, the baby... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at ZooBorns
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On October 1st, staff at Africa Alive!, in Kessingland, Suffolk, UK, were overjoyed to find a very welcome addition to the park’s growing family of King Colobus Monkeys. At birth, Colobus Monkeys are covered in white fur that is gradually... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Five Henkel’s Leaf-tailed Geckos (Uroplatus henkeli) have arrived at Lincoln Park Zoo – the first-ever successful hatch at the zoo for this rare Lizard species. The hatchlings will be on exhibit at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House in the coming weeks.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at ZooBorns
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ZooParc de Beauval announced that Sheila, one of its three female Gorillas, gave birth to a baby on October 27 in full view of zoo visitors. The infant is the first Great Ape born in France this year. Photo Credit:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at ZooBorns
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The Wellington Zoo welcomed an extra large litter of Capybara pups on October 25. First-time mother Iapa delivered seven pups - the normal litter size is three to four pups, but the litter size can range from one to eight.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Cotswold Wildlife Park is home to a diverse collection of over 1,500 animals from 250 different species. This includes the Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), a giant rodent species from South America that is probably best described by zoologist, Desmond Morris, as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Brevard Zoo welcomed a newborn Masai Giraffe on October 19. The little one, a male, was born six feet tall and weighed 158 pounds. The as-yet-unnamed calf arrived around 5:15 a.m., entering the world feet-first. He is the ninth offspring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at ZooBorns
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A Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra has been born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, UK. The first time mother, Dorotka, who is genetically very important to the European population, gave birth to the foal in the early hours of October 21. Keepers... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Two non-related Mountain Lion cubs are being cared for at Oakland Zoo’s veterinary hospital. In recent weeks, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) rescued the cubs separately. The male and female cubs, both approximately 9-10 weeks of age, are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Woodland Park Zoo’s twin Red Pandas are four-months-old, and they are now exploring their outdoor backyard. With Halloween around the corner, the cubs were also treated to their first playtime with pumpkins! The sisters, named Zeya (ZAY-uh) and Ila (EE-la),... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo has double the reason to celebrate with the birth of two endangered Przewalski’s Horse foals just one day apart. The species was once completely extinct in the wild. Keepers are delighted with the arrival of a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at ZooBorns
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The Virginia Zoo welcomed a male Masai Giraffe calf on October 13, 2018. This is the first baby for mom Noelle, who is five years old, and the sixth calf for dad Billy. Noelle gave birth during the early morning... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2018 at ZooBorns
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An endangered male Pygmy Hippo was born on August 4 at Zoo Miami. After several weeks of private time, bonding with his mother, the yet unnamed calf recently made its public debut. Zoo staff were very careful to ensure that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at ZooBorns
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An endangered Grevy's Zebra has been born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, UK. First-time mother, Imogen, gave birth to the female foal in the early hours of October 12 at the Wild Explorers exhibit. Keepers say both mother and the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Keepers at Banham Zoo are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the zoo, a male Red Panda cub, an extremely valuable addition to the ongoing international efforts to protect this threatened species. The cub, which is yet to be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at ZooBorns
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Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center is caring for nearly 300 Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtle “washbacks” that were pushed ashore when Hurricane Leslie disrupted their habitat. “When Sea Turtles hatch, they rely on energy stores from a yolk sac... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at ZooBorns
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ZooParc de Beauval is home to 10,000 animals, including 600 different species. The Zoo is also the largest zoological maternity hospital in France, with about 750 births each year. This past summer has been no different for the successful facility.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at ZooBorns
She was transferred to a zoo in Syracuse, NY.
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On September 22, on World Rhino Day, 16-year-old Black Rhinoceros Maburi gave birth to a female calf at Zoo Berlin. Then, after spending about three weeks in the barn bonding with her mother, the little girl stepped confidently into the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at ZooBorns
Thank you for sharing! Sorry it took us so long to reply!
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A rare baby Gibbon is the latest addition to the “biggest baby boom of mammals” on record at Chester Zoo. The Silvery Gibbon – one of the world’s most threatened primates – was born to mom Tilu, age 10, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at ZooBorns