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April 2009

Korean Zoo is Bursting with Babies

The Everland Zoo in South Korea is brimming with babies these days. A member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), the Everland Zoo has a outstanding staff photographer whose work can also be seen on Flickr.

White Lion

Brown Bear

Ring-Tailed Lemur

Everland Resort is a theme park in Yongin, a city in Gyeonggi-do province, South Korea. Everland is South Korea's largest theme park.

Mischievous Maned Wolf Cubs

The Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland welcomed four Maned Wolf cubs in March which are just now starting to venture out of the den. The first two pictures were taken more recently and the second two show the tiny cubs in their den, albeit a bit unclearly. Thanks to Lesley4444 for sharing.

Maned wolf pups 1 ab

Maned wolf pups 2 ab

Maned wolf pup in den 1 ab

Maned wolf pup in den 2 ab

Although often called a "red fox on stilts," the Maned Wolf is not closely related to any other living canid (dogs and wolves, foxes, and related species). Their long legs help them see over tall grasses in their native South America. 

Mom in all her long-legged glory.
Maned wolf ab

A Little Lion's Earth Day Debut

The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo welcomed its first lion cub in 31 years late last year. Little Moxie makes her debut today on Earth Day. 

Lion cub underneath mom 1

Lion cub bites moms tail

Lion cub at the feet of mom 1
Photo credits: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

Zoo Director Jim Breheny, says the little girl is "a scene-stealer with a spunky and playful personality," and these pictures back him up. Wild lion conservation is a priority for the Wildlife Conservation Society, which has researchers in Africa trying to manage the collective challenges posed by poaching and habitat destruction. 

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Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes A Baby Titi Monkey Into The World!

Lincoln Park Zoo is celebrating the birth of a primate called the Bolivian gray titi monkey. Native to South American tropical forests, there are less than 50 individuals in accredited zoos. Lincoln Park Zoo has one of the most successful breeding pairs.




The newborn, which has yet to be sexed or named was born on April 9. This is the seventh offspring for parents Delasol and Ocala, and the mother and infant are reportedly doing well.

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