Baby Peninsular Pronghorns at LA Zoo

Third Time's More Charming: Pronghorns Born Again in LA

Baby time! Peep Peninsular Pronghorns born on Feb. 26 at the LA Zoo, making news yet again. We greeted the duo born back in 2008 as the first-ever born in captivity and then the twosome from 2009, too. What makes the latest pair so special is that one of the babes is a girl! She's the only female ever born in this country — LA Zoo is the only US institution to have the species — and (obviously) her presence offers great hope for the future proliferation of the creatures.

You may recall from my past trivia update, that these dashers can outrun humans at four days and sprint short distances faster than dogs and horses at just one week old. As the fasted hoofed mammals on earth, I hope they're not "it" in any game of keeper tag!

Source: Los Angeles Zoo/ Tad Motoyama

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