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The Animal Facts news section brings you the latest updates on animals both in human care and in the wild. We publish our favorite story from the world’s zoos here each day. We also bring you a range of additional stories through our facebook and twitter page as part of our news alerts service.

Black Footed Ferret Kit Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo Announce Birth of Black Footed Ferret Kits 

July 17, 2021

Toronto Zoo have announced the birth of sixteen black footed ferret kits as part of their breeding program for the threatened species.

Wallaby Joey Brookfield Zoo

Wallabies Hop to Life at Brookfield Zoo 

July 16, 2021

Keepers at Brookfield Zoo have their hands full caring for three Bennett’s wallaby joeys including one which needed to be hand-reared.

Whooping Crane Chick Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center

Puppets Help to Secure Future of Whooping Cranes 

July 15, 2021

Puppets are being used by keepers to help ensure the future survival of endangered whooping cranes at the Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center.

red panda cub Potter Park Zoo

Red Panda Cubs Born at Potter Park Zoo 

July 14, 2021

A pair of red panda cubs were born at Potter Park Zoo in the early hours of July 4th 2021. The mother is Maliha.

World Shark Day SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Celebrate Shark Awareness Day 

July 14, 2021

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium have taken the opportunity to bust a range of myths about sharks as they celebrate Shark Awareness Day.

Orana Wildlife Park Rhino Conservation Center

Orana Wildlife Park Break Ground on Rhino Conservation Center 

July 13, 2021

Orana Wildlife Park have broken ground on their new rhino conservation center. The center will work to quarantine rhinoceros which will form part of a breeding project in New Zealand and Australia.

Plover Chick Lincoln Park Zoo

Plover Chick Hatches With Help from Lincoln Park Zoo 

July 12, 2021

A Great Lakes plover chick egg laid by a well known wild pair in Chicago has hatched with help from the team at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Baird's Tapir Calf Audubon Zoo

First Ever Baird’s Tapir Calf Born at the Audubon Zoo 

July 11, 2021

Audubon Zoo have announced the birth of an endangered Baird’s tapir calf to three year old mother, Ixchel.

Taronga Zoo Wombat Joey

Wombat Joey Emerges from the Pouch at Taronga Zoo 

July 10, 2021

Taronga Zoo Sydney have introduced a southern hairy nosed wombat joey which recently emerged from the pouch of experienced mother Jetta.

Otters Arrive Orana Wildlife Park

Otters Return to Orana Wildlife Park After Five Years 

July 9, 2021

After a five year absence Orana Wildlife Park have welcomed the return of Asian small-clawed otters to the park. Five boisterous boys have made the move to New Zealand from Perth.

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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Koala Joey

Huge Koala Breeding Season at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo 

Mongo Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Aussie Charities Partner to Protect 1,500 hectares of Bush 

Pudu fawn born at Woodland Park Zoo

Aww Deer! Tiny Deer Born at Woodland Park Zoo 

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