Our baby Linne’s Two-toed sloth is making great progress and mum, Flo, is coping wonderfully with first-time motherhood. Have you managed to spot our newest arrival yet? Find out its name in the video below!
It may be Easter Monday, but we’ve let Santa know he’s got extra sleigh-pullers this Christmas, as we’ve had two baby reindeer born – and they’re very cute! Genie was born on April 14th to five year-old mum, Jasmine and Winnie arrived two days later to mum, Sunflower, also five. Dad to both calves is … Continue reading Santa’s new sleigh-pullers
We’ve got some VERY exciting news…and it’s another first for DZC! Say hello to our beautiful baby sloth!!! Flo gave birth to her first youngster late afternoon on April 4, with the arrival coming as a surprise to keepers who spotted the baby as they delivered our pair of Linne’s two-toed sloths their supper. DZC … Continue reading Hello baby!
Say hello to GIZMO, our newly-named baby giant anteater pup! We still don’t know whether the seven-week-old is a boy or girl yet, but the baby is making tremendous progress and is growing quickly! Lots of visitors have already been lucky enough to glimpse Gizmo snuggled on mum, Lyra’s back over the last few weeks, … Continue reading Gorgeous Gizmo!
We’re very excited to announce the birth of a female giraffe. The calf, who stands around 1.8 metres tall, was born on Sunday 22 September to 10 year-old mum, Josie and 18 year-old dad, Kubwa. DZG Assistant Curator Jay Haywood said: “Everyone at DZG is delighted with her arrival. “She’s been snuggled up to mum … Continue reading A special baby…
Visitors have started to spot our Bennett’s wallaby joeys who are having their first nosey at the outside world! These fab photographs were captured by Charlotte Christy of a joey enjoying the first sniff of springtime air in the walkthrough exhibit while still inside its mother’s pouch. Assistant Curator Jay Haywood, said: “We’ve seen two … Continue reading Peepo! We see you!
Say hello to Jinka our baby gelada BOY! The youngster, who was born on March 6, has been named after a market town in southern Ethiopia – the native homeland of the species and was given the moniker by Keeper Stephanie Ballard who was the first to find the newborn. Senior Keeper Jodie Dryden said: … Continue reading Say hello to Jinka!
Well hello little one! Meet our newest addition to our gelada troop! The baby was born on March 6 to 11-year-old mum, Jimma and 14-year-old dad Ebano and is our sixth youngster. Senior Keeper Jodie Dryden said: “This is Jimma’s second baby so she’s already an experienced mum and the newborn looks to be thriving. … Continue reading Hello little one!
We’ve welcomed another minute marmoset to our pygmy pack – the 15th baby to mum Pam and dad Hendrix. The tiny pygmy marmoset baby, pictured with its mum and dad, arrived on September 30 and is being well looked after by several members of the growing group. We now have a total of 15 pygmy … Continue reading Baby number 15!
DZG’s first ever gelada baboon female has a pretty new name – thanks to our Facebook fans! We invited our followers to pick their favourite name from a choice of three and we’re delighted to reveal she’s now called Kadida. More than 400 people joined in the Facebook poll with Kadida taking more than half … Continue reading Welcome Kadida!