Baby boom

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There has been a lot of activity recently at Whipsnade with lots of new little stars being born.

I really like going round the zoo and meeting all the new little ones and it’s really exciting to see them grow up over the months.

To have a baby boy Pygmy hippo at the zoo is just incredible. These little guys are really rare – and very cute. I managed to grab a photo of Ziama soon after he was born.


This was taken in early January. The light inside the hippo house isn’t great but you can see just how small he was. I visited on Saturday 2nd May and got the below picture. You can see his growth in those 5 months!


I’m my last blog I posted a photo of a new born Mara


On Saturday I was lucky enough to see how this little one has grown…

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