This female Masai giraffe was born on December 13 at Nashville Zoo. She weighed 180 lbs. and measured 6 ft. 5 in. tall at birth!
Baby gorilla Nayembi was reunited with the rest of the gorilla troop recently at the Lincoln Park Zoo. She was removed from the group earlier after suffering from an injury that required specialized medical care. From these photos, she looks glad to be back!
Read more on the Lincoln Park Zoo website.
Sometimes a mother’s love transcends all boundaries. At Oktyabrsky Health Resort in Sochi, in western Russia, two pugs are rearing an unusual litter: a set of abandoned tiger cubs! Read more about this unlikely animal family at the Mail Online.
The Nashville Zoo welcomed a female Eurasian lynx cub on May 4. She is currently being hand-raised by animal care staff and will eventually join an educational outreach program at another zoo.
Zoo Basel welcomed eight miniature piglets to their family on April 22. Currently weighing in at a little over a pound, this little one will grow to anywhere between 45-200 pounds.