Cuddly Pandas Playing in Beijing Zoo

Chinese photographer Lintao Zhang catch super adorable pandas while playing and hanging around Beijing Zoo. They really are so fluffy and cute in these photographs! [via designyoutrust]

 

Help Name a Rescued Baby Otter

Isn’t he handsome? Can you think of a name for him? Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach, VA is inviting you to help name its newly adopted Otter pup. Learn more on how you can participate in naming this cutie arrival by visiting the aquarium’s Otter blog for updates. [via zooborns]

 

Little Newborns + Loris Twins

A month and a half ago, Duke Lemur Center welcomed newborn twin Pygmy Slow Loris. They are the same species as theTarsier we have in Bohol, Philippines that’s why they sort of look alike and about the same size.   The vulnerable Pygmy Slow Loris is a nocturnal tree dweller that lives up to its name, moving in slow-motion while hunting prey. While they may look cute and cuddly (thermo-nuclearly cute if you [...]

 

Laugh At Your Own Risk

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Hello Baby-Roo!

Meet baby Joey, he may seem shy yet look at those adorable pictures of him hamming it up for the camera while snuggling comfortably in his mother’s pouch!  He was born in ZOO Brno in the Czec Republic, but what I didn’t know about kangaroo babies is that they are actually ‘born’ months before they get to this size.  As marsupials, they come into the world after a gestation period of only 30-35 days in a [...]

 

Beautiful Hedgehog Babies

Three adorable baby Hedgehogs, also known as ‘hoglets’ were born last month at Happy Hollow Park and Zoo in San Jose, California.   [via zooborns]

 

Baby Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtles

Twenty-seven new additions to the Yellow-Spotted Amazon River turtle species hatched and very much welcomed at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in New York last week. Two facts that you might know about these cute little newborns is that, 1) it is one of the largest river turles in South America and 2) it got its name for the yellow spots on the side of its head. The yellow-spotted Amazon River turtle is a [...]

 

World's Cutest + Tiniest Antelope

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo announced the birth of a cutesy little newborn baby, the Royal Antelope, which by the way, is the world’s smallest antelope species. They reach about 10-12 inches tall as adults, this new baby is about half of that. Photos by Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo via zooborns

 

Adorable Newborn Pygmy Hippo

Last week, the Cango Wildlife Ranch in South Africa welcomed a new addition. A newborn Pygmy Hippopotamus named Harry. This is an important occasion for all involved because the Pygmy Hippopotamus’ wild population is classified as critically endangered with fewer than 3000 left in the wild. Photos by Cango Wildlife Reserve   [via zooborns and notcot]

 

Incredible Glowing Firefly Squid

The breeding season of the firefly squid runs from March to May. During this time, a massive gathering of this squid can be seen in Toyama Bay in Japan. They gather here by the millions, even billions, to lay their eggs.  The adult squid begin to die once the eggs have been released into the water and fertilized. For those who are curious, they are called firefly squid because of the bright luminous spots that resemble those of a firefly. This squid [...]