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Two baby gazelles have been born at the Indianapolis Zoo



Indianapolis, Indiana – The Indianapolis Zoo is commemorating births once more. Two baby gazelles were born this time.

Have you herded? the zoo asked on social media. Our family on the plains is still expanding.

Two male gazelles, born to separate mothers, were born lately, according to zoo officials. The zoo reports that both the boys and their mothers are doing well, albeit they still lack names.

The zoo posted about the unique occasion on Facebook:

“Have you herd? Our Plains family is still growing! We’re excited to introduce our 2 new male Addra gazelle calves. While both calves don’t have a name yet, both boys & moms Swann & Sparrow are doing well & will stay indoors this winter. Stay tuned for more updates soon! by Senior Keeper Amber”

A 6-foot-tall giraffe calf was also welcomed by the Indianapolis Zoo last week. The large baby boy was born early on Wednesday morning to mother Kita, according to zoo officials. The infant, who is still without a name, is thriving well together with his mother and will spend the winter indoors with the herd.

The Zoo posted on social media, “Join us in congratulating mom Kita, dad Majani and our African Plains team on our newest addition!”

In September, Jabari, an African elephant, was born at the zoo as well. Jabari was a massive 262 pounds. In an attempt to assist the first-time mother in giving birth, staff worked throughout Labor Day weekend; but, the 17-year-old was only in labor for 20 minutes when the Jabari showed up at 5:30 p.m. on Labor Day.

The Indianapolis Zoo has been the scene of many adorable moments, including Jabari’s first swim. One of the newest monkeys in the Zoo is a long-tailed macaque monkey that was born in October.

The adorable young boy, sporting a black mohawk, was born in November to mom Glenda.

In August, the aquatic family at the Indianapolis Zoo got a little bit bigger after the birth of a new cownose ray. The “sweet baby ray” can be seen swimming with the school of rays at the touch pool in the zoo’s Oceans exhibit.

The zoo also mentioned that rays learn to glide rapidly after birth and are born with their wings folded over like a taco.