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  • Lion cubs snuggle at zoo

    Two lion cubs are seen at the Leningrad city zoo in St. Petersburg, Russia, Feb. 12, 2018.
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  • Hippopotamus swims with her baby

    Dashya, a 9-year-old hippopotamus, looks after her 11-day-old calf in an enclosure in the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bangalore, India, Feb. 9, 2018.
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  • Giraffes cozy up at the zoo

    Two Angola giraffes at the Zoo of Lisbon in Portugal, Feb. 1, 2018. The zoo has a new inhabitant, a young Angola Giraffe that was born, Nov. 16, 2017.
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  • A lion cub strikes a pose

    A 4-month-old white lion cub is presented to the press in a cage at the Altiplano Zoo in Tlaxcala, Mexico, Jan. 18, 2018.
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  • A Bornean orang utan baby sucking its thumb

    A Bornean orang utan baby, Khansa, makes an appearance at the Singapore Zoo, Jan 11, 2018. The animals under the care of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) gave birth to over 540 babies in 2017.
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  • Tigers receive gifts from St. Nick

    The tiger Maruschka and her cub open up a Christmas present at the Hagenbecks Zoo in Hamburg, Germany Dec. 5, 2017.
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  • Panda cubs strike a pose

    Panda cubs lay on the ground at the Shenshuping Base of China Conservation and Research Centre of the Giant Panda in Wenchuan in China.
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  • Tigress cub peeks through bushes

    The little tigress "Stormi" is pictured in its new enclosure in the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • Two playful otters frolicking around

    Two otters play in the Otter Center Hankensbuettel, Germany, Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • Meet Nippet the fairy penguin

    Seven-week-old fairy penguin chick named Nippet is weighed by a zoo keeper at Melbourne Zoo in Melbourne, Australia, Sept. 14, 2017. Keepers are hand feeding the two chicks between 12 and 15 fish a day and getting them ready to join the Wild Sea Penguin colony.
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  • A sloth sits in a bucket at the zoo

    A young sloth sits in a bucket at the Bergzoo in Halle an der Saale, Germany, Sept. 12, 2017. The two-toed sloth baby was born at the zoo, Aug.5, 2017.
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  • A sloth sits in a bucket at the zoo

    A young sloth sits in a bucket at the Bergzoo zoo in Halle an der Saale, Germany, Sept. 12, 2017. The two-toed sloth baby was born at the zoo, Aug.5, 2017.
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  • Orangutans snuggle at the zoo

    Hsiao-Ning an Orangutan sits with its offspring "Niah" in their enclosure at the zoo in Rostock, Germany, Sept. 8, 2017.
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  • Three lion cubs go out in front of the public for the first time at safari park Beekse Bergen in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, Sept. 7, 2017. Mother Mariska gave birth to a tripling on June 27.
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  • A baby koala goes for piggyback ride

    A white koala joey on her mother, Tia, at the Australia Zoo on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
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  • Fox cub hangs out at a zoo in Germany

    An animal keeper holds a desert fox cub at the zoo in Aue, Germany, Aug. 16, 2017. The desert fox was born on July 1, 2017 and belongs to the smallest species of wild dogs.
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  • Baby orangutan snuggles with its mother

    A baby orangutan relaxes near its mother, Padana, at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, Aug. 15, 2017. The baby orangutan, whose sex is not yet known, was born on Aug. 5, 2017.
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  • Baby Orangutan kisses its zoo keeper

    Zoo keeper Eva Ravagni holds the 2.5-month old Borneo Orangutan baby "Hujan" in her arms in Krefeld, Germany, Aug. 15, 2017. The baby was abandoned by its mother and has to be fed with a baby bottle.
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  • Miracle cub born to lioness rescued from Syria

    Shortly after being rescued from Syria, the lioness, Dana, gave birth to a cub, which was named Hajar. The animal welfare organization, Four Paws International, which rescued 13 animals from a zoo near Aleppo, reported the mother and her cub are in good condition, considering their circumstances. An ultrasound preformed during the trip from Syria to Lebanon showed she was pregnant with two cubs, but veterinarian Dr. Amir Khalil said there was little hope for the second cub to be born alive. <br><br><a href="" target="external">Full story</a>
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  • Snow leopard relaxes at a conservation center

    A Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) at the NABU center (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union), a German organization that aims at reintroducing the panther and fight against poaching, near the Issyk Kul lake, in the outskirts of Semenovka village, some 205 miles southeast of Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Aug. 7, 2017.
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  • Young baby gorilla asleep in its mothers arms

    A mother gorilla cradles her young baby as they slept together wrapped in each other's arm at the Calgary Zoo in Alberta, Canada, a not-for-profit organisation which homes almost 800 animals and helps to preserve species, Aug. 8, 2017.
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  • Cheetah cub kisses its mother

    Newly-born cheetah cubs and their mother Savannah rest in their enclosure at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, July 31, 2017. Quintuplets of cheetah cubs were born on May 15, 2017.
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  • Koala baby clings to its mother

    An unnamed koala clings to its mother in their enclosure at the Duisburg zoo, western Germany, on July 26, 2017.
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  • Adorable tiger cub hanging out in the Magdeburg zoo in Germany

    Tiger offspring "Stormi" sitting on the floor in the Zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, July 26, 2017. The cat was born in the Tiger House of the Zoo on June 22, 2017 and christened "Stormi" in remembrance of the storm front "Paul".
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  • A sea turtle swims in a nursing pool

    A green sea turtle swims in a nursing pool at the Sea Turtle Conservation Center in Sattahip Naval Base, Chonburi province, Thailand, July 26, 2017. One thousand and sixty-six endangered species sea turtles, mostly green turtles and hawksbill sea turtles, were released into the sea as part of the conservation center's mission aimed to help preserve the habitats of sea turtles, their precious eggs, ocean environment and aquatic animals, and this year to also celebrate Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun 65th birthday on July 28, 2017.
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  • A baby foal frolics in the sun

    Tattoo Summer Sensation a one-week-old Shire horse at Tatton Farm, Knutsford, Britain, July 25, 2017. Shire horses are on the rare breed watch list with only 1500 left in the United Kingdom.
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  • A foal stands next to her mother

    Tattoo Summer Sensation, a 1-week-old shire horse, stands next to her mother, Tatton Tabitha, at Tatton Farm, Knutsford, England, July 25, 2017.
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  • A baby tiger is fed from a bottle

    A female Amur tiger cub Zoya, born on July 10, 2017, at the Philadelphia Zoo.
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  • Squirrel monkeys cool off

    Squirrel monkeys eat fruit at Hefei Wildlife Park in Hefei, China, July 18, 2017. The zoo provided extra pools, air conditioning, fruits and ice cubes to help the animals cool off in the summer heat.
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  • Sea lion and its mother kiss each other

    A newborn sea lion and the mother sit in their enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, July 14, 2017.
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  • Baby hippo and its father kiss each other

    Fiona, a baby Nile hippopotamus, born prematurely Jan. 24, 2017, swims outside for the first time with her father Henry, right, as her mother Bibi, left, watches in the pool of the zoo's Hippo Cove exhibit in Cincinnati. Hamilton County's sheriff and several deputies presented Fiona and her team of caretakers with a certificate naming the hippo as an honorary deputy sheriff, July 12, 2017.
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  • A lion nurses a leopard cub

    A leopard cub is nursed by a 5-year-old lioness in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, July 11, 2017.
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  • Tibetan antelope romps at Changtang National Nature Reserve

    A Tibetan antelope calf at the Changtang National Nature Reserve in Tibet in southwestern China, June 24, 2017. It is the antelopes' breeding season, and there are over 3,000 ewes that are pregnant or have newborns at the reserve, in the Qiuka region of Xainza County. The area is a wildlife paradise, with few humans, and is home to a variety of wildlife species and numerous lakes. More than 40 species of rare animals — including Tibetan antelopes, Tibetan wild donkeys, Tibetan yaks and black-necked cranes — live in the region.
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  • Julka swims with her one-month-old calf on a hot summer day

    A female hippopotamus, named Julka swims, with her one month old, as yet un-named calf, in Belgrade Zoo, Serbia, July 10, 2017. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 100.4 Fahrenheit in Belgrade.
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  • Sunda pangolin forages for termites

    A baby Sunda pangolin nicknamed "Sandshrew" feeds on termites in the woods at Singapore Zoo, June 30, 2017. Sandshrew was brought to the Wildlife Health and Research Centre on January 16, reportedly found stranded in the Upper Thomson area by a member of the public. Sunda pangolins are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMANROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images
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  • A newborn Bactrian camel is nuzzled by her mother

    A newborn bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is nuzzled by her mother in their enclosure in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, 141 miles east of Budapest, Hungary, June 28, 2017. The baby was born weighing 33 lbs. and wearing white fur. Unlike Arabian camels, which have a single hump, Bactrian camels have two humps and are endangered.
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  • Yellow-headed Amazon parrot

    An eight-week-old Yellow-headed Amazon, photographed at hobby parrot breeder Juergen Jentzsch in Leipzig, Germany, June 27, 2017.
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  • Baby swallows hang out in Lithuania

    Baby swallows wait to be fed at the old city in Vilnius, Lithuania, July 5, 2017.
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  • Leopard twins play at the zoo

    Amur leopard twins Akeno and Zivon play in their enclosure after their christening at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, July 6, 2017. The twin animals were born on April 22.
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  • A zebra poses for the camera

    A Burchell's zebra foal stands behind its mother at Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, June 29, 2017. The foal of yet undetermined gender was born during the night from June 27 to 28 in the zebras' open-air enclosure.
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  • Rare Barbary lion cub stands tall next to its father

    A Barbary lion cub, stands next to its father "Schroeder" at the zoo in Neuwied, Germany, June 26, 2017.
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  • Alpaca foal takes in the sunshine

    Zokni (Socks), an alpaca foal who was born 15 days ago, rests in his enclosure in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, 141 miles east of Budapest, Hungary, June 15, 2017. The stallion baby has been named after the white fur on his legs.
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  • Kangaroo baby peeks out of mothers pouch

    A half-year-old kangaroo baby peeks out of the pouch of his mother at the Stralsund zoo, Germany, June 8, 2017.
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  • Baby tiger hangs out at the zoo

    A seven and half weeks old Siberian tiger cub lies in the grass as he is introduced to the public in the Debrecen Zoo in Debrecen, east of Budapest, Hungary, June 13, 2017.
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  • Baby tiger hangs out at the zoo

    The male cub is handfed by his keepers as his mother has no milk to feed him. He is the first Siberian tiger to be born in the Debrecen Zoo, June 13, 2017.
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  • Newborn baby elephant peers out from its mothers legs

    Little elephant bull Kitai and its mother Tong Koon stand in their compound at the zoo in Cologne, western Germany, June 8, 2017. Kitai was born last night.
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  • Adorable baby rhinoceros calf peeks out of a cage

    A one-month-old one-horned rhinoceros, looks from inside a cage at the Assam state zoological park in Gauhati, India, June 5, 2017. Forest officials on Sunday rescued the male baby rhino believed to have been abandoned by its mother at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary. The zoo officials have named the calf Raja.
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  • A baby kangaroo peeks out of its mother's pouch

    A fourteen-week-old red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) peeps from its mother's pouch in their enclosure in Nyiregyhaza Zoo in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, May 29, 2017.
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  • A Siberian tiger cub with mesmerizing blue eyes

    A newborn white Siberian tiger cub is pictured in its enclosure at San Jorge zoo in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, May 15, 2017.
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  • A baby camel and its mother looks on at the camera

    A baby camel stands by its mother in the town of Guellala on the southern Mediterranean resort island of Djerba, on May 13, 2017.
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  • Adorable giraffe poses for the camera

    One-day-old baby giraffe calf Gus looks at the camera at Noah's Ark farm, May 12, 2017, in Bristol, England. The baby giraffe was born May 11th at the zoo farm in North Somerset.
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  • Adorable giraffe relaxes at a farm

    One-day-old baby giraffe calf Gus sits in his enclosure at Noah's Ark farm, May 12, 2017, in Bristol, England.
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  • Adorable baby lemur has a bottle

    The ring-tailed lemur baby "Heather" drinks out of a miniature baby bottle at the Straussber Monkey Reserve in Straussberg, Germany, May 3, 2017. The baby lemur - probably born on 10 April, was abandoned by its mother and is now being taken care of by the head animal keeper, Silvio Dietzel, in an over-sized slipper and with a baby bottle.
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  • A giraffe named April stands with her new calf at Animal Adventure Park in Binghamton, N.Y., April 15, 2017. Her birth was broadcast to an online audience of more than a million viewers.
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  • A mother goose frolics with her chicks

    A gray goose family search for food in Frankfurt, Germany, April 13, 2017.
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  • Baby ape snuggles up with mom

    Dasa holds her son Otis, born Feb. 1, 2017, in the orangutan enclosure at the Erie Zoo in Erie, Pa., April 12, 2017. The young orangutan was named after zoo officials received 6,000 suggestions in a monthlong contest.
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  • Baby orangutan hangs out at the zoo

    A young male orangutan named Otis is held by his mother, April 12, 2017, at the Erie Zoo in Erie, Pa. The orangutan, born Feb. 1, 2017 was named after zoo officials received 6,000 suggestions in a recent contest.
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  • Baby camel peeks out

    A 12-day-old camel looks back at a visitor at the Veszprem Zoo in Veszprem, Hungary, April 12, 2017.
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  • Baby monkey stands by its mother

    A little monkey stands next to its mother on a sunny warm spring day, at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, March 30, 2017.
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  • An adult lemur hugs its baby

    An adult lemur cradles its baby in Vienna, Austria, March 20, 2017.
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  • A sloth bear runs around with its mother

    The little sloth bear can be seen with its mother Kaveri for the first time at the zoo in Berlin, on March 27, 2017.
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  • Mama bear gets a kiss from her cub

    Mother polar bear Giovanna with her 4-month-old, Quintana, at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, March 23, 2017.
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  • Safe in mother's pouch

    A 3-month old Bennett's wallaby sits in its mother's pouch in their enclosure at Nyiregyhaza Animal Park, March 23, 2017, in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary.
  • Manatee calf cuddles up with mom

    A manatee baby swims near his mother at the ZooParc de Beauval in Beauval, France, on March 15, 2017, 11 days after his birth.
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  • Koala baby gets a piggyback ride

    Ramboora the koala and his mother, Iona, on March 8, 2017, in a zoo in Duisburg, Germany.
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  • Elephant calf enjoys its 1st birthday cake

    The elephant Tuffi celebrates its first birthday at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, March 16, 2017. Tuffi received a fruit cake for the occasion.
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  • Sandhill cranes play on a golf course

    Sandhill cranes as seen during a practice round prior to the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented By MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge, on March 15, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.
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  • Cheetah cub plays at the safari park

    One of five cheetah cubs explores its outdoor enclosure for the first time in Beekse Bergen Safari Park, Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, March 9, 2017. The five cheetahs were born on Feb. 1, 2017.
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  • Lion plays with his cubs at the zoo

    Inkosi, a white Transvaal lion, plays with his 2-month-old triplets in their outdoor enclosure for the first time in the Nyiregyhaza Zoo in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, March 7, 2017. Binti, Inkosi's mating partner since 2015, gave birth on Jan. 8.
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  • Not a three-headed giraffe

    A Rhodesian giraffe stands in front of two other herd members, Feb. 10, 2017, in Zambia.
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  • A baby crocodile lizard at the State Museum of Natural History (Staatliches Naturkundemuseum) in Karlsruhe, Germany, on Feb. 24, 2017. Nine of the endangered lizards hatched at the museum in October 2016.
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  • Giraffe calves seen in the Savannah House of Budapest Zoo in Budapest, Hungary, Feb. 23, 2017. The zoo currently boasts nine giraffes, the latest a calf named Sauda, born on the first of January, shortly followed by the birth of twins on Feb. 15, 2017.
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  • Cheetah cubs hang out at Safaripark

    Five cubs from cheetah Kate in Safaripark Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, Feb. 21, 2017. The five were born on Feb. 1, 2017.
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  • A baby tamarin hangs out at the zoo

    A baby cotton top tamarin clings to a tree branch at Wildlife Reserves Singapore, Feb. 15, 2017.
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  • Baby Giant Pandas Playing Together in a Tree

    Baby giant pandas play on a tree at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China, Jan. 22, 2017.
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  • Murchison, a baby Rothschild giraffe (R), follows his mother Tula (L) from the Giraffe House at Chester Zoo in Chester, north-west England, on Jan. 19, 2017, as he steps out for the first time.
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  • Baby Polar Bear Hangs Out at the Zoo

    A newborn, yet unnamed polar bear baby in Berlin. The bear was born in November 2016 and will be presented to the public in March.
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  • A Baby Tiger Is Being Raised by Humans

    Kashtan, an Amur tiger cub, is being hand-raised by staff at the Milwaukee County Zoo, Dec. 12, 2016. He had an infection when he was about a month old and was separated from his mother so medical staff could care for him. He was gone for about a month, and zoo officials didn't know whether the mother would take him back and didn't want to risk his health or safety.
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  • A Giraffe Mother Kisses Her Calf

    Chester Zoo is celebrating after a rare breed of giraffe was born on Boxing Day, Dec. 27, 2016, in Chester, United Kingdom. The Rothschild's calf, who would have fallen more than 6 ft during its birth, is the product of Chester Zoo's endangered species breeding program. The Rothschild's giraffe is one of the worlds most at risk animals due to poaching and habitat loss, with experts estimating numbers of less that 1,600 left in the wild.
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  • A Mother Elephant Nudges Her Daughter

    A elephant mother pushes her as-yet unnamed daughter in an enclosure at the zoo in Hanover, Germany, Dec. 28, 2016.
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  • Twin Panda Cubs Playing Outdoors

    Twin Panda cubs Fu Feng and Fu Ban at their indoor enclosure at the Vienna Zoo after their latest weighing, in Vienna, Austria, Dec. 30, 2016. The two cubs were exploring their entire enclosure for the first time on Dec. 29, 2016, the Vienna Zoo said in a media release.
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  • A Baby Mantled Guereza Peers Out of its Mother's Lap

    A four-day-old baby mantled guereza (Colobus guereza) peers out of its mother's lap in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, Dec. 28, 2016.
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  • Dolphin Swims With Her Newborn at the Zoo

    The newborn bottlenose dolphin Dobbie swims with her mother Pepina in the Dolphinarium at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, Dec. 15, 2016. Little Dobbie was born three month ago and visits her dolphin family at the big pool for the first time after she could leave quarantine.
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  • Baby Giraffe Gazes Out From Big Beautiful Eyes

    A female baby Rothschild giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardis) in her enclosure in the Zoo in Opole, Poland, on Dec. 14, 2016. The baby giraffe, born on Dec. 8, 2016, still does not have a name, which should start with the ninth letter of the alphabet 'I' because she is the ninth giraffe born in Opole Zoo. The Rothschild giraffes is one of the most endangered distinct populations of giraffes.
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  • The Tiergarten Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria, shows a baby sloth eating some salad as it hangs on it's mother's belly in their enclosure, on Dec. 13, 2016.
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  • Baby Panda Twins Make Their Debut in Atlanta

    Giant panda twins Ya Lun, left, and Xi Lun at the Zoo Atlanta, in Atlanta, Dec. 9, 2016. The names were revealed at a naming celebration on Dec. 12, their 100th day of life, in accordance with Chinese tradition. The zoo says Ya means elegant and Xi means happy. Lun is a reference to the cubs' mother, Lun Lun.
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  • Lion Cub Gets Cozy With Its Father

    A four-month-old white lion cub cuddles to its father Sam inside their enclosure at a zoo in Tbilisi, Nov. 30, 2016.
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  • A Baby Macaque Monkey Snuggles With Its Mother

    A baby macaque rests in mother's lap at the Tbilisi Zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov. 15, 2016.
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  • A Newly Born Seal Pup Crawls in the Sand

    A newly born seal pup is seen on the sand dunes of the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Donna Nook nature reserve near Grimsby, England, Nov. 8, 2016.
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  • Zebra Calf Snuggles With Mother

    A five-day old zebra calf stands with her mother after she was released in an enclosure for public viewing at the Alipore Zoological Garden in the Indian city of Kolkata, Nov. 8, 2016. This is the first successful assisted birth of a zebra at the zoo.
  • Twin Cubs Snuggle in Austria

    Giant Panda twin cubs which were born on Aug. 7, 2016, are seen in this handout photograph dated October 27, 2016 at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.
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  • Baby Rhino Debuts at Czech Republic Zoo

    A newly born critically endangered eastern black rhino walks in its enclosure at the zoo in Dvur Kralove, Czech Republic, Oct. 27, 2016. The female baby was born on Oct. 12, 2016, and is yet to be named.
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  • Baby Elephant Debuts at Prague Zoo

    A 2-day-old male baby Asian elephant stands next to his mother, Tamara, in their enclosure at the Prague Zoo, Oct. 9, 2016, in the Czech Republic. According to the zoo, it is the third elephant birth in the Prague Zoo's history.
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  • A tiny otter at the Rehabilitation Center of Protected Animals in Przemysl, Poland, Oct. 7, 2016. The otter will receive medical treatment and then it will be released.
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  • An Orphaned Baby Koala Cuddles a Fluffy Toy Koala

    This undated handout photo received from the Australia Zoo on Sept. 19, 2016, shows Shayne, a nine-month-old orphaned baby koala who has found solace cuddling a fluffy toy koala in the absence of his dead mum, as he recovers from the trauma of her death.
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  • Tian Bao, a 3-month-old baby panda, is officially named at the Pairi Daiza animal park, on Sept. 15, 2016, in Brussels.
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  • Baby Orangutan Plays With Her Mother

    A five-month-old baby female Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) sits on her mother Sulli at Bioparc Fuengirola in Fuengirola, near Malaga, southern Spain, Sept. 12, 2016.
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  • A five-month-old baby female Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) plays with her mother Sulli at Bioparc Fuengirola in Fuengirola, near Malaga, southern Spain, Sept. 12, 2016.
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  • A five-month-old baby female Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) plays with her mother Sulli at Bioparc Fuengirola in Fuengirola, near Malaga, southern Spain, Sept. 12, 2016.
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  • Baby Giraffe Kisses His Mother

    Baby giraffe of Niger "Kenai," born on Aug. 25, 2016, kisses his mother "Dioni," on Aug. 31, 2016 at the zoo of La Fleche, northwestern France.
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  • Two male Amur leopard cubs leave their enclosure as they venture outside for the first time since being born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, United Kingdom, on Aug. 31, 2016.
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  • Ignoring the shrieks of his rowdy, wrestling classmates, baby orangutan, Otan, practices swinging alone at his "jungle school" on Borneo island, at the International Animal Rescue centre outside the city of Ketapang in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, Aug. 4, 2016.
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  • Meet Solo, the adorable Malayan tapir calf who has been taking her first steps outside at Chester Zoo, on Aug. 3, 2016 in Chester, England.
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  • A female tero bird and its chicks are seen during Argentina's football team training session in Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, on Aug. 30, 2016.
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  • Baby Leopards Step Outside for the First Time

    Two male Amur leopard cubs leave their enclosure as they ventures outside for the first time since being born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire, England, Aug. 31, 2016.
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  • Rare Baby Francois Langur Monkey in Her Mother's Arms

    Baby "Embe" watches the public from her mothers arms at Taronga Zoo, on Aug. 12, 2016 in Sydney.
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  • A gorilla named Kira, holds her newborn baby in an enclosure at the Moscow Zoo, on Aug. 11, 2016.
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  • This handout picture taken on Aug. 15, 2016, by the Tiergarten Schonbrunn zoo in Vienna, shows a video grab of panda mother Yang Yang holding her twins.
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  • Litter of White Lions Born in Private Zoo

    A litter of white lion cubs is presented in their enclosure in the 'XII months' private zoo in the Demydiv village, about 50 kilometers north of Kiev, Ukraine, Aug. 11, 2016.
    Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA
  • Young Chimp Gets Into the Olympic Spirit

    A young chimpanzee practices on a ball at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Aug. 5, 2016.
    Michael Probst/AP Photo
  • Female elephant baby Tamika walks besides her 15 years old mother 'Tana' in their enclosure at the zoo in Halle, Germany, Aug. 5, 2016.
    Jens Meyer/AP Photo
  • Gorilla Kira holds her baby at Moscow's zoo in Russia. The baby was born on July 22 and she's already living with her mother and other gorillas.
    Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Photo
  • A penguin dives in its pool at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Aug. 5, 2016.
    Michael ProbstAP Photo
  • White Lioness Pets Her Newly Born Lion Cub

    White lioness Cleopatra pets one of three newly born lion cubs in Tbilisi Zoo, Georgia, Aug. 3, 2016. Triplet cubs of a rare breed of white lion have been born in Tbilisi zoo. It is the first addition to the lion family since the devastating flooding in 2015 that killed almost half of its inhabitants.
    Shakh Aivazov/AP Photo
  • Baby Elephant Plays With Water

    Little elephant Tamika plays with water in its enclosure at the zoo in Halle, Germany, July 22, 2016. The young elephant girl was born on June 26, 2016 and its name means "little sweet."
  • A Wolf Cub Kisses His Mom

    A newly born Mexican gray wolf cub, an endangered native species, interacts with his mother at its enclosure at the Museo del Desierto in Saltillo, Mexico, July 19, 2016.
    Daniel Becerril/Reuters
  • Baby Seals Fighting for a Fish

    Two baby seals fighting for a fish in the breeding tank of the seal station in Friedrichskoog, Germany, July 11, 2016.
    Axel Heimken/dpa Photo via Newscom
  • A young emperor tamarin (Sauginus imperator) clings onto its mother in their enclosure in Sosto Zoo in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, 11 July 2016.
  • White Lion Cleans Her Cub

    A female white lion cleans one of her cubs in their outdoor enclosure at the Zoo Safari in Swierkocin, Poland, June 27, 2016. Four white lion cubs were born in March 2016.
    Lech Muszynski/EPA
  • New Panda Mom Carries Her Baby in Her Mouth

    A giant panda Hao Hao holds her newborn baby in her mouth at the park in Brugelette, Belgium, June 2, 2016.
    Benoit Bouchez/AP Photo
  • Three Little Tiny Pigs

    A livestock assistant holds three micro pigs at Finkley Down Farm in Andover, England, May 19, 2016
    Tom Harrison/Solent News/REX/Shutterstock
  • Bengal Tiger Cub Checks Its Weight

    A Bengal tiger cub (Phantera Tigris), which was born 13 days ago, is seen at the Zoo Mangkang in Semarang, Java Central, Indonesia, on May 8, 2016.
    Dhana Kencana/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
  • Duckings Running Around on a Farm

    Ducklings at a poultry-farm during the first flock repopulation, due to the avian flu in the region, on May 13, 2016, in Toulouzette, France.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Newborn Orangutang Relaxes in its Mother's Arms

    A newborn orangutang rests on his mother's chest on May 7, 2016, one week after his birth at the Amneville zoo, France.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Baby Lemurs Get a Ride From Mom

    A ring-tailed lemur and its babies are seen at the zoo in Cottbus, Germany, on May 11, 2016.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Young Robins Waiting With Their Beaks Open

    With widely open beaks, young robins wait in their nest for their parents to feed them on May 9, 2016 in Wiesbaden, Germany.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Panda Plays With Her Newborn Cub in China

    Mother giant panda Aibang is seen with her newborn cub at a giant panda breeding centre in Chengdu, China, May 6, 2016.
    China Daily/via Reuters
  • A White Lion Cub Sits on a Scale

    A white lion cub is presented and weighed during a press event at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, May 6, 2016.
    Jens Wolf/dpa Photo via Newscom
  • Two Sloth Bear Cubs Share a Laugh

    Two young sloth bear cubs play in their enclosure at a zoo in Leipzig, Germany, May 5, 2015.
    Lukas Schulze/EPA
  • Siamang Gibbon Nurses Newborn Baby at Israeli Zoo

    Jambi, A Siamang Gibbon, nurses her baby at the safari park and zoo, May 4, 2015, in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv. The baby is reported to have been born about a month and a half ago, unkown to the zookeepers as the monkeys live in thick brush and the newborn was ensconced in his mother's fur.
    Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images
  • Baby Polar Bear Gets Swim Lessons from Mom

    A polar bear cub makes a debut in the pool with the mother Rara at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, April 28, 2015, in Sapporo, Japan. The baby polar bear, whose name has not been decided, was born on December 21, 2014.
    The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images
  • Piglets Learn How to Eat

    Young red river hogs tried out their teeth on solid food at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, April 21, 2015.
    Tammy Spratt/San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Baby Chick Hitches a Ride on Mom

    A gosling rests on its mother's back, April 15, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif.
    Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo
  • A gosling peers out from its mother's wings, April 15, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif.
    Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo
  • Lovable Jaguar Cub Roars for Camera

    A one-month-old jaguar cub looks out from a bucket at the Leningrad Zoo in Saint Petersburg, Russia on April 15, 2015.
    Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images
  • Baby Gorilla Goes for a Ride

    An infant western lowland gorilla makes its public debut at the Bronx Zoo, April 15, 2015.
    Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Orphaned Baby Orangutan Makes Debut at Utah Zoo

    Tuah, the 5-month-old Bornean orangutan looks on in the Great Ape Building at Utah's Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, April 10, 2015. A handful of animal keepers at Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo found themselves with a tiny red-headed charge when Eve, a Bornean orangutan, died a few weeks after giving birth. Now 5 months old, the 14-inch, 11-pound Tuah is starting to crawl. Tuah was revealed to the public on Saturday, with visitors -- some of whom wore &quot;I met Tuah&quot; buttons -- lining up around the ape building to catch their first glimpse.
    Rick Bowmer/AP Photo
  • Mother Bonds With Newborn Baby Giraffe

    Katie the giraffe gave birth Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Dallas Zoo and the baby appears to be doing well.
    Cathy Burkey/Dallas Zoo
  • Dallas Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

    Katie the giraffe gave birth Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Dallas Zoo and the baby appears to be doing well.
    Cathy Burkey/Dallas Zoo
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