Perfectly Preserved Mummified Baby Mammoth from 30,000 Years ago Discovered by a Gold Miner

The relatively complete bones of a 30,000-year-old infant woolly mammoth were unearthed in northeastern Canada. Mummified Baby Mammoth from 30,000 Years ago A prospector discovered a preserved baby woolly mammoth in the Yukon, Canada’s Trondk Hwchin Traditional Region. The infant mammoth was discovered encased in tundra in the Yukon’s Klondike California Gold Rush. Representatives from … Read more

‘They’re being cooked’: baby swifts die leaving nests as heatwave hits Spain | Spain

Hundreds of baby swifts in southern Spain have died after leaving their nests prematurely, in what ecologists described as an attempt to escape the extreme temperatures during one of the country’s earliest heatwaves on record. Concerns were raised for the protected species late last week after residents in Seville and Córdoba noticed dozens of recently … Read more

Puggle — a Baby Short-beaked Echidna — Hatches at Brookfield Zoo

First Time Egg-Laying Mammal, Hatches at Zoo Brookfield, Ill. – The Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo, is happy to announce the hatching of a short-beaked echidna (pronounced ih · KID · nuh). The hatching of this baby echidna, which is called a puggle, is a first in the zoo’s history. Echidnas is very … Read more

When we were young: what can cute baby animals teach us about aging? | Photography

They say not to work with babies or animals, but the photographer Gerrard Gethings chose to combine the two for his latest project, a series of portraits of young animals alongside their adult counterparts. Baby Animal Match was conceived as a memory card game, in which players are asked to pair duckling with duck, owlet … Read more

Should I feed a wild baby bird?

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the trees are growing and all the signs are there that spring is here, which only means one thing – baby bird season has begun! Unlike pigeons who breed all year round, our native garden birds typically breed in the warmer spring and summer months, with fledged chicks having the benefit of the summer and autumn to grow and enjoy before the harsh winter months return. Sadly, every year nests get destroyed, adult birds die and orphan baby birds are found with no-one to care for them.

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Squirrel Monkey Baby Boom at Taronga Zoo Sydney!

Taronga Zoo Sydney is thrilled to announce the birth of six Bolivian Squirrel Monkey babies, bringing the total number of individuals at Taronga Zoo Sydney to 24. Typical of the species, the six babies were born in close succession over the past fortnight, with the sixth and final baby arriving last Thursday 24March, just ahead … Read more