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At Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Center in New Zealand, the season’s first North Island Brown Kiwi chick has hatched! The chick, pictured at six days old, will be released into a wildlife reserve in about six to eight months. The chick is being fed its first meal of beef heart strips. Staff at Pukaha Mount Bruce nursery expect to raise about 20 endangered Kiwi chicks for release during this hatching season.
Learn more about these endangered birds at Zooborns.
Help Name Dublin Zoo’s Red Panda Twins!
Dublin Zoo’s twin Red Panda cubs, born on July 14, are just starting to venture outside of their den at thee months old. The twins, one male and one female, weighed approximately .3 pounds (150 grams) at birth, but are growing steadily. The thriving cubs have a very strong bond with their parents, Angelina and Chota, and are the pair’s third litter.
Learn more about this endangered species at Zooborns.
M’Bopicuá Breeding Station Welcomes a Threatened Pampas Deer Fawn
On September 29, M’Bopicuá Breeding Station in Uruguay welcomed a little Pampas Deer into the world. She is healthy and well cared-for by her mother. A threatened species, this little fawn may play an important role in the station’s breeding program, or someday be released into protected conservation land.
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Fennec Foxes are a ZooBorns HitTime for a ZooBorns classic: Fennec Foxes! These little newborns were recently photographed at Everland Zoo in Seoul, Korea, by zoo photographer In Cheryl Kim. Last year, we crunched the numbers and found that a Fennec Fox photo by In Cheryl Kim was the number one cutest picture featured on our website, single-handedly bringing 500,000 new visitors to ZooBorns.The Fennec Fox has since become our mascot.
See the story and find out the top 25 cutest Zooborns animals here
When Pigs Fly! Endangered Peccaries Born at San Francisco Zoo
LearA litter of six Chacoan Peccary pups was born at San Francisco Zoo in early November. They are busy playing and exploring their outdoor habitat, in the company of the zoo’s adult herd. The little ones love to leap and run in circles, an adorable behavior sometimes called ‘frisky hopping’.
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An orphaned Northern Fur Seal left in a box on a doorstep is thriving, thanks to expert care at Alaska SeaLife Center.
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Tilly, a North American River Otter at Oregon Zoo, gave birth to a pup on November 8— her second pup this year. The new arrival weighed just shy of 5 ounces (28.3 g) at birth and has nearly tripled that thanks to mom’s naturally high-fat milk. Tilly did an excellent job raising her first pup, Mo, earlier this year, and continues to be a nurturing mother.
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Riding on the back of their mother, three Cuban Hutia babies born November 7 are charming visitors at Munich’s Tierpark Hellabrunn
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At just four weeks old, the newest arrival of the Zoological Society of London’s Whipsnade Zoo is already standing tall – at almost six feet (1.83 m)! The Reticulated Giraffe, a baby girl, was born to proud parents Savannah and Uno on November 13.
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