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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

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.

Camels and Friends: Nessie and Baby in Arizona

There are two dromedary camels that live in Arizona that are now internet famous: their names are Nessie and Baby. You can tell that they are Dromedary or Arabian camels because they have only...

Lotte Time Lapse: Birth to 12 years in 2m45s

What an excellent video for kids to see: one of their own growing from a baby to a 12 year old. This video has gone viral since linked on Reddit… Frans Hofmeester recorded video of Lotte, his daughter...

Great Migrations: Red crab babies hatch and run for land

From Great Migrations: Red crab larvae hatch and head for dry land, covering Christmas Island’s beaches with wiggly creatures trying to survive beyond hungry fish and determined ants. 

Baby Aardvark and Mom at Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo is happy to announce the birth of an aardvark on January 12, 2012. Because of the dedicated care provided by the Society’s zookeepers, veterinarians, veterinary technici...