Yesterday, April Fool's Day ;), marked the first birth for Woodland Park Zoo's Humboldt Penguin parents Dora and P.J.. Humboldt penguin chicks hatch with grayish brown, downy feathers, which
molt into completely gray feathers when they fledge. It will be early
summer before any of the chicks emerge from the nesting burrows and
venture outdoors into the public exhibit for visitors to enjoy.
Photo Credits: Ryan Hawk / Woodland Park Zoo
Find out more and follow the progress at the WPZ's Blog.
Well technically they're cubs... but the Woodland Park Zoo's newest little Snow Leopards sure look like curious kittens to us. ZooBorns covered these guys when they were tiny back in June but it's only been two months and they still have a lot of growing to do.
Once again, kudos to the Woodland Park Zoo's Ryan Hawk for the great footage and editing.
The Woodland Park Zoo proudly welcomed their first ever Tawny frogmouth hatchling last week. After a quick examination by zoo staff, the tiny cotton ball was quickly returned to the nest and its parents have been feeding it regularly.
Photo Credits: Ryan Hawk, Woodland Park Zoo
Both mother and father frogmouth typically look after their young for the first month or so until the chick is ready to leave the nest. Currently parents and chick are off exhibit to give the new family some private time, but you can follow them at the Woodland Park Zoo's blog.
Might the Woodland Park Zoo currently be the cutest place on the planet??? Between ocelot kittens, baby galagos and now these Western Pond Turtle hatchlings, I think they may have claimed the title. Born Friday Oct. 17th, 2008 you can watch them grow on the Zoo's blog.
The Woodland Park Zoo has no shortage of babies these days. Check out these adorable little galagos, African primates that are also known as "bushbabies!" Their big eyes allow them to see very well at night. These guys were born October 11th, 2008 and you can watch them grow on the Zoo's blog.