Have you ever seen a sweeter little face? Here, proud mama Safra, a Toque macaque, holds on tight to her 5-week-old baby. The little guy was born at the Berlin Zoo on Oct. 22. Keep clicking for more unbearable cuteness!
A 1-day-old baby giraffe cuddles up close to its mother, Dikla, a giraffe at the Ramat Gan Safari Zoo near Tel Aviv. This long-legged baby can already walk and is covered in fur. Click through to see adorable pictures of this baby giraffe as well as learn some new facts about giraffes.
This adorable baby hippo was recently born at the Berlin Zoo to a proud mother named Nicole. The happy newborn hippo is the latest addition to the hippos at the zoological garden. Check out these sweet pictures of this baby hippo getting to know his mama!
It's official: June is National Zoo and Aquarium month! In 1982, the president made an official declaration for the monthlong celebration to help boost zoo and aquarium visits. In honor of the living seas, here is a slideshow showcasing some shots of beautiful, and some crazy-looking, creatures from all over the globe.
Most penguins have their own built-in wetsuits, but not this little guy! This 10-year-old Humboldt penguin lives at the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore, and has been losing his feathers since last year. To keep him warm and protected, he wears customized wetsuits! This isn't the first time we've seen a Humboldt penguin in a wetsuit, but this guy's condition seems to be lasting longer than usual. The suits are also supposed to encourage feather growth and prevent new feathers from falling out, so here's hoping he's on the mend. Click through for more cute photos of our featherless friend.
Lucky ducks! The Cincinnati Zoo had some very special guests yesterday when Ryan Gosling and Evan Rachel Wood took a break from filming The Ides of March to snuggle, pet, and smooch some of the zoo's residents. Click through to see Ryan getting cozy with an okapi, Evan hanging with a baby cougar, and more unbearable cuteness!
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All my past joking aside, Germany has some famously furry zoo animals! From Flocke (in Nuremberg) to Rosalie and Jasper (in Hanover), I can't get enough. However, first and foremost is Berlin — home of two zoo-mazing establishments, Tierpark Berlin on the east side and Berlin Zoologischer Garten on the west. I've gathered my top 10 zoo babies from this city as a fun finish to your Friday. Can you predict number one? Click through and see!
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Here I am, always looking for an excuse to brush up on wild animal knowledge! In honor of today's holiday, Save the Rhino Day, (and with the recent birth of Manjula), I wanted to see if any of you are game to become rhinoceros experts. Test your knowledge and, hey, maybe you'll learn something!