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May 2023

Baby Bat-eared Fox Success Story!

We are so excited to feature the two newest members of the Cincinnati Zoo fam…bat-eared fox kits! These 2 little boys were born on April 6th to first-time parents Frankie and Otis. While Otis prefers to live out of the public eye, you may have seen their mom, Frankie, during a program at the zoo! Through ultrasounds, radiographs and even thermal imaging, we were able to stay on top of how the babies and mom were doing during the entirety of her pregnancy and beyond. The kits are strong and full of personality already. These kits are not yet available to be viewed by the public.


Hagenbeck Has A Polar Bear Baby - Polar Bear Lady Victoria Gives Birth To A Healthy Polar Bear Baby

It's a small sensation - the first polar bear baby in the Arctic Ocean Exhibit at Hagenbeck Zoo. On December 19, 2022, female polar bear Victoria gave birth to a healthy cub in the shelter of her den. The first days after birth are critical for polar bear cubs, they are born almost naked, blind and deaf and weigh only around 900 grams.


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Your Toronto Zoo Welcomes Bactrian Camel Baby!

TORONTO, ON, Friday, May 5, 2023: Your Toronto Zoo is heading into this sunny weekend with some exciting news: we have a newborn baby camel! Suria, an eight-year-old Bactrian camel, gave birth to a female calf yesterday morning. This is Suria’s second calf and although Suria is an attentive mother, the initial stages of nursing have been challenging. Wildlife Care and Wildlife Health staff were prepared for this initial hurdle and have several strategies in place to help ensure positive outcomes for both mom and calf.

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