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Newborn Pygmy Hippo Takes Baby Steps at Melbourne Zoo Video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, births, zoos )

- 949 days ago -
A baby pygmy hippopotamus has made an arrival at Melbourne zoo, the first to be born there since 1981. Two weeks after the calf's birth, zookeepers are pleased with his progress, saying he's putting on up to half a kilo per day.
Siberian Tiger Population Soars in Northeast China
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, births, China, wildlife )

- 1883 days ago -
There was good news for one of the world's rarest species on Monday, when it was revealed that 91 Siberian tiger cubs have been born this year in an artificial breeding park in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Bengal Tiger Quintuplets Born as Hurricane Hits- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: bengal tiger quintuplets, mexican zoo, births, hurricane )

- 2284 days ago -
Keepers at a zoo in the picturesque Mexican city of Puerta Vallarta proudly showed off their new additions - five rare Bengal tiger cubs born on the same day that Hurricane Jova lashed the region.
Painted Dog Pups Emerge From Den
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- 2388 days ago -
The public has had its first look at nine African Painted Dog pups that have emerged from their underground den at Perth Zoo. The six-week-old pups spent their first few weeks hidden out of view protected by their mother, 7-year-old Mara.
Bath Time For Germany's Newborn Sumatran Tiger Cubs (PHOTOS)
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- 2416 days ago -
A pair of Sumatran tiger cubs made their début last week at Germany's Frankfurt Zoo. New pictures show the baby big cats getting a bath from their proud mama, Malea. Sumatran tigers are a critically endangered species. With a perilously low population
Video: Red Wolf Puppies Born in Tenn. Wild
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- 2443 days ago -
The Chattanooga Nature Center debuted it's two newest residents Wednesday as staff members showcased two female red wolf puppies. They were born on April 30th. This is the first litter of red wolves at the center since 2007. Once considered extinct
Tiny! Rare Clouded Leopard Cubs Born
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- 2473 days ago -
A storm of cuteness has descended on the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia, where two clouded leopard cubs have been born, the center recently announced.
Another Tiger Birth in Ranthambore?
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- 2590 days ago -
Close on the heels of the birth of two new cubs at the Ranthambore tiger reserve in the recent past, there could be some more good news in store. Indications are that another big cat may have given birth to some cubs. Though officials did not confirm it,
Second Pair of Elephant Twins Born in Thailand
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- 2597 days ago -
The second pair of baby elephants have been born in Thailand this year. The first pair of twins are males, born in captivity in northeastern Surin province in March this year.
Your Morning Adorable: Sumatran Orangutan Baby at the Budapest Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, zoos, births )

- 2619 days ago -
Hungary's Budapest Zoo has had a big year for endangered ape births -- both a Sumatran orangutan baby, above, and a western lowland gorilla baby were born there in 2010.
Cheetah Cubs Born at Wildlife Safari - VIDEO
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- 2686 days ago -
The Wildlife Safari welcomed two cheetah cubs this week. The zoo keepers say they weren't really sure if the female cheetah was pregnant. They thought it was strange that she wasn't eating for two days prior to giving
First Steps of Tiny Tigers at Kent Wild Animal Park
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- 2713 days ago -
Two young Siberian tiger cubs are causing a sensation with the visiting public at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent. The pair of female tiger cubs were born to parents Tugar and Ingrid on 27th of June. At just six weeks old the pair of cubs are
Baby Reindeer Is England's First for Thousands of Years
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- 2808 days ago -
The baby reindeer - nicknamed Blue - is thought to be the first born in the country since the last ice age. Blue's parents were imported from Scandinavia to the Trevarno Estate near Helston, Cornwall.
Oh Baby, You Are So WelcomeOh Baby, You Are So Welcome
Offbeat  (tags: exciting, three tiger cubs, births, conservation, populations )

- 2809 days ago -
In a major boost to efforts to revive the tiger population in Madhya Pradesh, a translocated tigress has for the first time given birth to three cubs in Panna reserve where the big cats had disappeared.
Your Morning Adorable: Amur Leopard Cub Debuts in German Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: amur leopard cubs, gorgeous, births, threatened, german zoo, debuts )

- 2962 days ago -
The recent birth of an Amur leopard cub at the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, Germany, is all the reason we need to celebrate on a Monday morning. Amur leopards are critically endangered; it's believed that there are fewer than 40 of them left in the

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