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Born at the Pairi Daiza zoo in Belgium, the adorable baby Asian elephant can be seen wobbling and trying to get her footing as she tries to stand just moments after being born! Rob Conachie, Elephant manager, says the zoo feels "very lucky".

The baby is an Indian elephant which has been listed as endangered since 1986. She has yet to be named.

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Animals In Zoos Are Getting Ice Lollies With Fruit During This Massive Heatwave Across Europe

There's a massive heatwave across Europe right now, gripping France, Spain, and Germany. Temperatures have risen up to 38 degrees Celsius (100 F) and the poor animals in the zoo are feeling it! Thankfully, their caretakers are looking out for them and finding ways to keep them cool! From frozen treats to a nice rinse -- these zookeepers are doing their best to help the animals during this heat! .

Watch the videos below to see these animals enjoy some much needed refreshments! 

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A Zoo In Japan Released a Video Of a Lion's Escape Drill And it is As Funny As it is Informative

The Tobe Zoo in Japan shared its procedure for an escaped lion complete with a person in a furry costume. As you will see, the Zoo's resident lions were not so impressed with it. 

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UK Zoo Is Taking Extra Care Of Their New Little Member: An Endangered Baby Civet

A female Owston's civet, which is listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, was born on April 15 at the U.K. zoo, and head zookeeper, Dave Rich, has been personally caring for her ever since, according to the zoo's website.

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Polar Bear Born in Berlin Zoo Was Named After City's Bundesliga Soccer Team

Hertha, the 4-month-old polar bear was named after the city's Bundesliga club. The bear showed off its ball skills after being given a gift by the club's mascot Herthinho.

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Over the past 30 years, the Taronga zoo in Sydney, Australia, has successfully bred over 40 Red Pandas, but until now they have never had triplets! So the zoo is proud to present its first ever triplet- Rohan, Ishwar and Mishry and they are the cutest creatures we have ever seen! At around 13 weeks of age, they're just starting to emerge from their nest box and find their paws, so you are all welcome to watch them or even better, visit them at the zoo while they're still tiny!

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The Cutest Polar Bear Cub Wanders The Zoo in Berlin For The First Time

The unnamed cub, born back in December, is finally on view to the public at the Tierpark zoo in Berlin, Germany and we couldn't ask for more on this Sunday morning. Even though some of the the texts are in German, we're sure you will enjoy the adorable photos and videos.  

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This western pond turtle hatchling got a fighting chance at survival thanks to his friends at the Oregon zoo. 

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Zoos Around The World Celebrate Valentine's Day With a Playful Pun-Off

On Valentine's Day, wildlife parks and zoos from San Diego to Taronga are attempting to one-up each other by coming up with the best romantic puns. The animal-lovers deliver some laughs and a whole lot of cringe.

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Using a Fallen Branch As a Ladder, a Smart Chimp Escaped From Its Enclosure At Belfast Zoo

Using a fallen tree branch as a ladder, at least one chimp left their enclosure. A spokesperson for Belfast City Council said the animals were reunited quickly. Check out the incredible videos. 

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Melbourne Zoo Has Installed The World's First Gym For Snakes In An Effort To Keep Them in Shape

If there is one thing people don't come to zoos to see, it is flabby snakes and couch potato lizards. Melbourne Zoo has found a way to keep its reptiles buff with the creation of a water gym they think is the first in the world. The real value lies not in getting whatever snakes have instead of abs rippling, but in keeping the precious captives healthy and hopefully happy. Via: IFLScience

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This Valentine's Day You Can Name a Cockroach After Your Ex

Valentine's Day can be an extremely tough holiday, especially if you've recently been dumped by a particularly horrid ex. Luckily, a zoo in the UK has come up with a way to spend V-Day that's so hilariously petty that you'll be telling everyone you know about it. Ready to get revenge on your not-so-significant other? Keep ready for all the delightfully disgusting details. This just might end up being your best Valentine's Day ever. 

Via: 22Words

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#TypoASpecies Is What Happens When Zoos Turn Off Their Autocorrect...

Zoos and aquariums turned off their ottercorrect. The result is #TypoASpecies, and it's exactly what your Sunday needs. 



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What a great idea! 200 trees were donated this year as part of an enrichment programme at Colchester Zoo for many zoo animals including elephants, meerkats, and chimpanzees. Food is also hidden in the trees to encourage foraging and play amongst the animals