Baby exotic animals
Photos: baby animals from around the world
Vasan, a baby Tapir with its mother Sayang, exploring their enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland. The birth is a special event as it is the first time a Malayan Tapir has been born at the zoo and is also the first baby for this particular adult Tapir. Tapirs are hoofed mammals and are related to rhinos and horses. (AP Photo/Andrew Milligan,PA)
Denver Zoo's Second Malayan Tapir Birth Goes Smoothly
Denver Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Malayan Tapir calf! The male calf, named Baku (Bah-koo), was born on April 29. Fortunately, his delivery was much easier than that of his older brother, who was saved by mouth-to-snout rescue breathing by keepers back in 2012.
The Silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus) is a large lemur native to Madagascar. This beautiful lemur is one of the world's rarest mammals with only several hundred left in the wild. The species is threatened by habitat destruction. Recently, however, educational programs in Madagascar show hope for better protection of this vulnerable species.
Wild Is Beautiful:Listen to The World's Biggest Lemur's Vocalization ‘The biggest living lemurs are indri or babakoto, Indri indri. They weigh only about 8-10kg, the size of a 2 year old child, but they can leap as far as 10 meters! Even when they are not trying very hard they can leap 2 meters from a standing start…
Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’
Take a tour of the Tsingy de Bemaraha Nature Reserve in Toliara, which covers an area of about 152,000 hectares. The southern part of the reserve has become a national park, with public access, while the northern end is a strict reserve, with no access.