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Rare Zebra Born at English Zoo

A rare Grevy's zebra was born at the Chester Zoo in Cheshire county, England. It is the first Grevy's zebra born at the zoo in 34 years. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-794943{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-794943, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-794943{width:520px;height:383px;display:block;} The newborn zebra's name is Merida. She was born to Nadine and Mac, and is their first offspring. The brown stripes with which Merida was born will turn black as she grows. "She [the foal] is a lively one but mum Nadine is doing a great job so far, particularly given that it's her first - she's certainly earning her parental stripes," said...

A Florida panther kitten found nearly frozen to death in Florida is recovering well thanks to the quick action of the scientists who found it. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission discovered the kitten while conducting field research in January. The week-old male kitten was short of breath, and its body temperature was very low. It weighed less than a pound, and was close to death. The FWC biologists brought him to the Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida for medical treatment. "We want to give any panther kitten the best opportunity to survive in the wild," said Dr. Mark Cunningham, a FWC veterinarian. "But clearly this kitten was in poor condition and...

Three white lion cubs were born on Jan. 28 at a privately owned zoo in Borysew, Poland. They are expected to become a major attraction because the white lion is an extremely rare subspecies of the African lion. White lions are native only to the Greater Timbavati area of South Africa. They are regarded as sacred animals by the people of that region. The birth of one white lion cub is very rare, and a litter of three is almost unheard of. These triplets were born to male and female white lions. Mother Azira and father Sahim are two of a very small white lion population. "There are about 90, maybe 100 [white lions] in the world. That's why it is such a rarity," said zoo owner Andrzej...