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  • Panda cub strikes a pose

    Panda cub strikes a pose
    Three month-old twin panda cubs Bao Di, the male is held at Pairi Daiza zoo in Brugelette, Belgium, Nov. 14, 2019.
    Stephanoe Lecocq/EPA via Shutterstock
  • Baby red pandas hang out in a bucket

    Baby red pandas hang out in a bucket
    Two red panda babies in Zagreb's Zoo, in Zagreb, Croatia, Nov. 14, 2019.
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  • Baby snow leopard

    Baby snow leopard
    One of the snow leopard cubs born at the Highland Wildlife Park is pictured at their enclosure in Kincraig, Scotland Sept. 25, 2019.
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  • Baby snow leopard's snuggle with mom

    Baby snow leopard's snuggle with mom
    Snow leopard cubs born at the Highland Wildlife Park, are seen with their mother in Kincraig, Scotland, Sept. 25, 2019.
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  • Baby Flamingo

    Baby Flamingo
    A one-week-old flamingo and its mother are pictured at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on Oct. 17, 2019.
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  • A baby pygmy hippo plays

    A baby pygmy hippo plays
    A 2-day old baby pygmy hippo plays in the water at the Taipei Zoo on August 12, 2019.
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  • Baby lion cubs snuggle

    Baby lion cubs snuggle
    Two white lion cubs in their basket in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine, France. The two white lion cubs, named Nala and Simba, were born at the end of July 2019 at the association.
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  • Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico

    Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico
    Two bengal tiger cubs, who were rejected by their mother, are pictured at La Pastora Zoo in the municipality of Guadalupe, Mexico July 25, 2019.
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  • Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico

    Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico
    Two bengal tiger cubs, who were rejected by their mother, are pictured at La Pastora Zoo in the municipality of Guadalupe, Mexico, July 25, 2019.
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  • Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico

    Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico
    One of two bengal tiger cubs, who were rejected by their mother, is pictured at La Pastora Zoo in the municipality of Guadalupe, Mexico July 25, 2019.
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  • Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico

    Twin tiger cubs make their debut in Mexico
    One of two bengal tiger cubs, who were rejected by their mother, is pictured at La Pastora Zoo in the municipality of Guadalupe, Mexico July 25, 2019.
    Daniel Becerril/Reuters
  • Baby cloud leopard hangs out at Zoo

    Baby cloud leopard hangs out at Zoo
    One of the three newborn cloud leopards go outside for the first time in Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, The Netherlands, July 5, 2019.
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  • Baby cloud leopards hang out at Zoo

    Baby cloud leopards hang out at Zoo
    The three newborn cloud leopards gather outside for the first time at the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, The Netherlands, July 5, 2019. The leopards where born on February 28, 2019 and spent four months inside in their indoor residence.
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  • Baby pygmy owl hangs at zoo

    Baby pygmy owl hangs at zoo
    A big-eyed baby pygmy owl is seen, June 5, 2019. One of four hatched at the Phoenix Zoo three weeks ago under a special breeding program, the cactus ferruginous pygmy owls are being raised by two pairs of adult owls.
    The Phoenix Zoo via AP
  • Newborn orangutan takes first steps with help from mom

    Newborn orangutan takes first steps with help from mom
    A newborn orangutan is pictured at the Pairi Daiza wildlife park, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium, May 29, 2019.
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  • Newborn orangutan takes first steps with help from mom

    Newborn orangutan takes first steps with help from mom
    A newborn orangutan is pictured at the Pairi Daiza wildlife park, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium, May 29, 2019.
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  • Newborn orangutan takes first steps with help from mom

    Newborn orangutan takes first steps with help from mom
    A newborn orangutan is pictured at the Pairi Daiza wildlife park, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium, May 29, 2019.
    Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters
  • Earth Day baby ducks

    Earth Day baby ducks
    Baby ducks make their way down the hall at Prairie Mountain School on Earth Day, April 22, 2019, in Eugene, Ore., to the delight of kindergarten children gathered nearby.
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  • Baby elephant plays at the zoo

    Baby elephant plays at the zoo
    A new born male elephant calf named "Gus" walks with its mother, right, in their enclosure in the Green Zoo Wuppertal, in Wuppertal, Germany, April 24, 2019.
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  • Baby elephant takes a bath

    Baby elephant takes a bath
    A new born male elephant calf named "Gus" in its enclosure in the Green Zoo Wuppertal, in Wuppertal, Germany, April 24, 2019.
    Sascha Steinbach/EPA via Shutterstock
  • Pittsburgh's one-month-old clouded leopard cub

    Pittsburgh's one-month-old clouded leopard cub
    A one-month-old clouded leopard cub is held by a staff member of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium in April 2019. A press release from the zoo says that the cub will be hand-reared because she wasn't nursing on her own.
    Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
  • Simba the white lion cub explores his home

    Simba the white lion cub explores his home
    A newly-born white lion cub, named Simba, is seen in Paphos zoo, Cyprus, April 14, 2019.
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  • Newborn colobus monkey hangs out with mom

    Newborn colobus monkey hangs out with mom
    A black-and-white colobus monkey holds its 11 days old infant at its enclosure in Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, April 10, 2019.
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  • Baby goose strikes a pose

    Baby goose strikes a pose
    An Egyptian goose gosling stands on a meadow in Schwetzingen, Germany, March 26, 2019.
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  • April the giraffe gives birth to a calf

    April the giraffe gives birth to a calf
    April the Giraffe with her new male calf, March 16, 2019, in Harpursville, N.Y.
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  • April the giraffe gives birth to a calf

    April the giraffe gives birth to a calf
    April the Giraffe with her new male calf, March 16, 2019, in Harpursville, N.Y. The Animal Adventure Park said April gave birth to a healthy male calf on March 16, 2019.
    Animal Adventure Park via AP
  • Polar bears play at zoo

    Polar bears play at zoo
    A little polar bear cub and his mother Tonja walk in the outdoor enclosure of the Tierpark in Berlin, March 15,2019.
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  • Polar bears play at zoo

    Polar bears play at zoo
    A female polar bear cub, born on December 1, 2018, is seen together with 9 year-old mother Tonja during her first official presentation for the media at Tierpark Berlin zoo in Berlin, March 15, 2019.
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  • Piglets hang out in Germany

    Piglets hang out in Germany
    Newborn piglets of the so-called Bunte Bentheimer breed and their mother at the Buergerpark gardens in Bremen, northern Germany, Feb. 21, 2019.
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  • Polar bear cub's 1st outing

    Polar bear cub's 1st outing
    The polar bear cub in the Copenhagen Zoo comes outside for the first time in Copenhagen, Denmark, Feb. 28, 2019.
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  • Gorilla cradles her 4-week-old baby

    Gorilla cradles her 4-week-old baby
    Female gorilla Gypsy holds her 4-week-old first baby, Feb. 20, 2019, at the zoological park of Saint-Martin-la-Plaine in France.
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  • Polar bear cub chills at the zoo

    Polar bear cub chills at the zoo
    A little female polar bear watches the camera after its first examination by the animal doctors at the zoo in Berlin, Feb. 14, 2019.
    Steffen Freiling/Berlin Zoo via AP
  • Lion cub plays at the zoo

    Lion cub plays at the zoo
    A white lion cubs in it's enclosure during their first outing at the zoo in Hodonin, Moravia, before their vaccination, Feb. 5, 2019.
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  • Lion cubs play at the zoo

    Lion cubs play at the zoo
    Two white lion cubs in their enclosure during their first outing at the zoo in Hodonin, Moravia, before their vaccination, Feb. 5, 2019.The lion cubs were born at the end of 2018.
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  • Baby giraffe snuggles with her mom

    Baby giraffe snuggles with her mom
    A five-day-old baby Rothschild giraffe is seen with her mother at the zoo in Prague, Jan. 29, 2019.
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  • Baby koala takes a ride on its mother's back

    Baby koala takes a ride on its mother's back
    A young koala girl takes a ride on its mother Eora at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, Jan. 17, 2019. The yet unnamed koala is almost one year old and still rides on its mother's back.
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  • Rhino stands with its newborn cub in German zoo

    Rhino stands with its newborn cub in German zoo
    Female rhino Marcita stands with her new born cub in an enclosure at the Zoopark in Erfurt, Germany, Jan. 3, 2019. The male rhino cub was born on Dec. 29, 2018 at the zoo.
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  • Baby zebra hangs with its mom

    Baby zebra hangs with its mom
    A three-day old Grevy's zebra stands by its mother in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Budapest, Hungary, Jan. 3, 2019. Grevy's zebra is the largest species of zebras and the largest wild equid.
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  • Baby gibbon gets a check up

    Baby gibbon gets a check up
    Vets check a baby black-furred gibbon, rescued from a villager, at the local nature conservation agency's office in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Nov. 1, 2018.
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  • Baby gorilla hugs its new mother

    Baby gorilla hugs its new mother
    A western lowland gorilla mother holds her baby gorilla after giving birth, Oct. 18, 2018. The western lowland gorilla lives in central Africa.
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  • Tiger cubs play in Australia

    Tiger cubs play in Australia
    Tiger cubs Melati and Mya play in their new enclosure at the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra, Australia, Oct. 10, 2018.
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  • Seal pup chills out in Wales

    Seal pup chills out in Wales
    An Atlantic seal pup lies on the rocks at St Martin's Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain Oct. 8, 2018. Seal pups are born with fluffy white non-waterproof coats which they shed in their fourth week.
    Rebecca Naden/Reuters
  • Baby rhino snuggles up with mom

    Baby rhino snuggles up with mom
    A two-week old Indian rhinoceros stands by his mother Jasmin in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, east of Budapest, Hungary, Oct. 9, 2018. The baby rhino was born on Sept. 26, 2018. He is the first of the species ever born in Hungary and the fourth one born in Europe this year.
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  • Adorable pandas play in China

    Adorable pandas play in China
    Giant panda cubs at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China., Sept. 28, 2018. A total of 12 cubs born in the base in 2018 met the public.
    Xue Yubin/Xinhua via Newscom
  • Koala cub poses in Germany

    Koala cub poses in Germany
    An eight-months-old female koala cub at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, Sept. 28,2018.
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  • Cheetah snuggles with its mother

    Cheetah snuggles with its mother
    A young Cheetah with its mother at their enclosure in the zoo in Opole, Poland, Sept. 24, 2018. Three young Cheetahs were born nine weeks ago at the Zoo in Opole.
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  • Leopard cub hangs out in a bucket

    Leopard cub hangs out in a bucket
    A clouded leopard cub is in a bucket during a medical exam, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Mulhouse zoo, in eastern France.
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  • Mountain lion kitten rescued in California

    Mountain lion kitten rescued in California
    A mountain lion kitten which National Park Service researchers discovered in August 2018 in a remote area of the Santa Monica Mountains, Calif., is shown in this image released on Sept. 4, 2018.
    Courtesy National Park Service via Reuters
  • Rhinoceros play at the zoo

    Rhinoceros play at the zoo
    The great one-horned rhinoceros Betty, rear, and her new born son at their enclosure at the Zoo in Berlin, Sept. 6, 2018.
    Michael Sohn/AP
  • Dog, tiger and lion play in Beijing

    Dog, tiger and lion play in Beijing
    A two-month-old white tiger abandoned by its mother, plays with a Golden Retriever puppy next to an African lion at Beijing Wildlife Park in Beijing, Aug. 30, 2018.
    Jason Lee/Reuters
  • A dwarf crocodile hatches in France

    A dwarf crocodile hatches in France
    A West African dwarf crocodile hatches from its egg on Aug. 27, 2018, at the Planet Exotica zoological and botanical garden in Royan, France.
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  • A male cub of a Malayan tapir plays in the zoo

    A male cub of a Malayan tapir plays in the zoo
    Ten-days old male cub of a Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus) is seen in the Zlin Zoo, Czech Republic, Aug. 6, 2018.
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  • A walrus pup cuddles up to its mom

    A walrus pup cuddles up to its mom
    Walrus Dyna (L) and her offspring sit in their enclosure during their first visit of the outdoor area at the Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany, Aug. 3, 2018.
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  • Baby elephants play together in Sri Lanka

    Baby elephants play together in Sri Lanka
    Baby elephants play next to their herd of elephants at Kaudulla national park in Habarana, Sri Lanka, July 30, 2018.
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  • Giant panda holds its cub

    Giant panda holds its cub
    A giant panda, Long Long and its newborn cub at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. Long Long, the first giant panda which was born in Guangdong in 2013, gave birth to a male giant cub on July 12 at the Chimelong Safari Park.
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  • Baby coati runs at the zoo

    Baby coati runs at the zoo
    A white-nosed coati baby runs through its enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg,Germany, July 25, 2018. Five white-nosed coati babies were born at the zoo on June 3, 2018.
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  • Leopard cubs get a check-up

    Leopard cubs get a check-up
    Caretakers of Burgers' Zoo give two Sri Lankan leopard cubs a medical check-up, July 12, 2018, in Arnhem, Netherlands.
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  • Baby porcupine hangs at the zoo

    Baby porcupine hangs at the zoo
    A baby prehensile-tailed porcupine is seen at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. The baby porcupine, known as a porcupette, was born at the zoo on July 2, 2018 and is being hand-reared by staff when it became clear that his mom was not providing him proper maternal care, as she was not allowing him to nurse.
    Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society via AP
  • Seals snuggle up together

    Seals snuggle up together
    Seal Shiva, right, plays with her 2 days old cub at the zoo in Berlin, July 10, 2018.
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  • Seals snuggle up together

    Seals snuggle up together
    Seal Shiva plays with her 2 days old cub at the zoo in Berlin, July 10, 2018.
    Britta Pedersen/AFP/Getty Images
  • Barbary lion cub gets love from its mother

    Barbary lion cub gets love from its mother
    An adorable Barbary lion cub is seen playing at the Olomouc Zoo, Czech Republic, June 18, 2018. The cub were born to mum Lilly on May 11 and today were spotted indulging in a spot of rough and tumble before being given a thorough clean by mum Lilly. The male lion cub called Thembi which means "Hope."
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  • Baby elephant makes its debut

    Baby elephant makes its debut
    An African Elephant calf is seen next to its mother, Kwanza, four hours after its birth in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, June 16, 2018. The 17-year-old Kwanza has an older male calf named Kito, born three years prior.
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  • Baby elephant makes its debut

    Baby elephant makes its debut
    An African Elephant calf is seen next to its mother, Kwanza, four hours after its birth in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, June 16, 2018. The 17-year-old Kwanza has an older male calf named Kito, born three years prior.
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  • Baby elephant makes its debut

    Baby elephant makes its debut
    An African Elephant calf is seen next to its mother, Kwanza, four hours after its birth in the Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, June 16, 2018. The 17-year-old Kwanza has an older male calf named Kito, born three years prior.
    Attila Balazs/EPA via Rex/SHutterstock
  • Baby moose rescued in wild

    Baby moose rescued in wild
    The Lugdon family from Maine said on Facebook they briefly took care of a baby moose after finding it in the wild on June 9, 2018. Shannon Lugdon wrote that they followed wildlife authorities' advice to keep away from the moose for a day before returning to find that it was still alone in the same area. She said that her dog became "fast friends" with the moose, nicknamed Miss Maggie - who followed them around begging for attention. Lugdon wrote that the animal was picked up by a biologist a day later and transferred to the Maine Wildlife Park and it was estimated to be just six days old.
    Shannon Lugdon/Facebook
  • Hands up for baby pandas

    Hands up for baby pandas
    A zoo worker plays with a new baby panda at Malaysia Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 26, 2018. A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago has made her first media appearance.
    Vincent Thian/AP
  • Three baby bears rescued in Bulgaria

    Three baby bears rescued in Bulgaria
    Three bear cubs, four months old are in an enclosure at the Belitsa bear sanctuary in Belitsa, May 24, 2018. The bears were found by the Bulgarian authorities in the wild in the Rhodope mountains and rescued from the Dancing Bears Park near the village of Belitsa.
    Hristo Vladev/AFP/Getty Images
  • Baby giraffe gets Eurovision honor

    Baby giraffe gets Eurovision honor
    Toy, a 10-day-old female giraffe named after Israeli singer Netta Barzilai's song "Toy", winner of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, is seen with its mother Laila in their pen at Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo, May 21, 2018.
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  • Baby giraffe gets Eurovision honor

    Baby giraffe gets Eurovision honor
    Toy, a 10-day-old female giraffe named after Israeli singer Netta Barzilai's song "Toy", winner of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, is seen with its mother Laila in their pen at Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo, May 21, 2018.
    Ronen Zvulun/Reuters
  • A baby Canada goose stands on its tippy toes

    A baby Canada goose stands on its tippy toes
    A gosling gets on its tippy toes as it waddles with other Canada geese along the border of the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany, May 16, 2018.
    Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images
  • Baby bear hangs out

    Baby bear hangs out
    One of two newborn Himalayan bear cubs, which were named Yashin and Streltsov in honor of well-known Soviet football players and Olympic champions Lev Yashin and Eduard Streltsov, is seen inside an open-air cage at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia April 26, 2018.
    Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
  • Andean bear baby emerges out of its den

    Andean bear baby emerges out of its den
    An Andean bear baby looks around as it enters first time its outdoor enclosure in the zoo in Frankfurt, April 23, 2018.
    Michael Probst/AP
  • A newborn Asian elephant is pictured with its mother Phyo Phyo on the first day of a public appearance at the Planckendael Zoo in Mechelen, Belgium, April 11, 2018.
    Yves Herman/Reuters
  • A newborn Asian elephant is pictured with members of its family on the first day of a public appearance at the Planckendael Zoo in Mechelen, Belgium, April 11, 2018.
    Yves Herman/Reuters
  • Sassafras, a newborn Koala is pictured with its mother Alinga at the Planckendael Zoo in Mechelen, Belgium, April 11, 2018.
    Yves Herman/Reuters