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Orangutan Smile: A mother orangutan cuddles her baby

Observing a six month old baby girl orangutan, an eight year old son and their mother as they spend family time together in the Sumatran jungle in Indonesia. From the cameraman for this Earth...

Two weedy seadragons dance into the night

From the BBC’s Life series, two weedy seadragons dance into the night:  Living off the coast of south Australia, weedy seadragons (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus) are the only known species along with sea horses ...

Baby echidna at Taronga Wildlife Hospital

This small creature is called a puggle. It’s a baby echidna, is just 40 days old and lives at the Taronga Wildlife Hospital: Annabelle a Taronga Vet Nurse and surrogate Mum to ‘Beau’,  has not seen a puggle ...

Watch 100 people answer the question, “How old are you?” in Dutch

Watch 100 people answer the question, “How old are you?” in Dutch(!), arranged from 0 to 100 by filmmaker Jeroen Wolf: In October 2011 I started documenting people in the city o...

Baby Sloth at the National Aquarium

Sloths are arboreal folivores — tree-dwelling animals that eat mostly “buds, tender shoots, and leaves, mainly of Cecropia trees.” They are well-known for moving slowly, and...

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Kinango’s Story

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya is a small charity that works for the conservation of elephants . The Trust specializes in taking care of the babies that are orphaned through poaching.  This is the story of Kin...

The tawny frogmouth at the Brookfield Zoo

What is a tawny frogmouth? The Brookfield Zoo in Chicago welcomed two tawny frogmouth chicks in early July, 2012. For reasons unknown, the parents, Eunice, who is on loan from Riverbanks Zoo in South Carolina, and...

Primrose the donkey and her pink plaster casts

Just three weeks old, Primrose is already being worked like a donkey - but her challenges are tougher than most…she needs to learn how to walk with plaster casts on her legs. The foa...

Raccoon Baby Rescue, Rehydration, and Reunion

A family in Arlington, Virginia, had their chimney capped, unaware that a raccoon and her babies had a nest inside. The United States Humane Society came and removed the raccoon and two bab...

Everynone: Ball

With images from Google Search and music by J.S. Bach (“Nun Freut Euch”), Everynone and director Daniel Mercadante re-introduce the Ball. via Booooooom.

A Baby Nine-Banded Armadillo found in a yard in Texas

A baby nine-banded armadillo, introduced by the Texan who found him in the garden and then released him farther afield! Nine-banded armadillos are generally insectivores. They forage for m...

A daddy Asian Elephant that cuddles his calf

Who doesn’t love a dad that cuddles his kid? How about a daddy Asian Elephant that cuddles his calf? From the Melbourne Zoo, watch 1 year old Ongard enjoy some father and son time with his dad Bong Su.

Baby capybaras!

Japan’s Ichihara Elephant Kingdom has new baby capybaras! The capybara is the largest extant rodent in the world. Its closest relatives are agouti, chinchillas, coyphillas, and guinea pigs. Native to South Am...

Baby Hippo Monifa takes her first swim

Monifa, a baby pygmy hippopotamus at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo in Australia, took her first swim in 2008 while proud zoo keepers looked on. From wikipedia:  The pygmy hippo is herbivorous, ...

Baby Koala: A Joey moves in its pouch

A baby koala, called a Joey, moves inside (and occasionally peeks from!) its mother’s pouch at the Taipei Zoo. From National Geographic: …a female koala carries her baby in her pouch for about six mont...

Ladybug swarm and how they reveal their wings to fly

This lady bug swarm video from the mountains above Boulder, Colorado got popular in 2010, but the kids hadn’t seen it until this weekend and loved just how colorful this particular swarm...

Learning to be an elephant in Samburu

A bit of water and mud fun while learning to be an elephant in Samburu. From the BBC’s Planet Earth Live: baby elephants! via The Awesomer.

Penguin babies taking their first steps

Penguin babies (specifically Emperor Penguin babies in Antarctica) taking their first steps! From The March of the Penguins, narrated by Morgan Freeman. Updated video.