The Zoo Baby Celebration takes place throughout May at the Cincinnati Zoo

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He’s about to get cute at the Cincinnati Zoo. The Zoo’s 37th Annual Baby Celebration kicks off Saturday. Big babies and little ones are included in the Cincinnati Zoo’s Class of 2022, presented by the General Electric Credit Union. smaller is a sibling to Fiona the Hippopotamus, who is set to make an appearance later this summer. “Babies are born throughout the year, but we like to celebrate them in May when it’s warm and most of them can be outside,” Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard said. , in a press release. “You can find them all over the zoo. Reptiles, mammals, insects and birds! Unfortunately, visitors may not see all the birds this month.”Most baby birds and their parents are cared for behind the scenes now to protect them from exposure to wild birds and bird flu. The zoo said it hopes to get them out after spring migration. Throughout May, signs will mark where babies and expectant mothers can be found at the zoo. On Mother’s Day, the zoo offers free entry to mums. Additionally, the first 2,500 moms will receive a keepsake magnet, courtesy of the General Electric Credit Union. “Baby animals are great ambassadors for their species,” Maynard said. “When guests meet these babies, we hope they are inspired to care about them and their wild counterparts.” The zoo’s most famous baby, Fiona, is now five years old but still has that baby face the world fell in love with in 2017 when she was just a premature little hippo struggling to survive. Other big babies at the zoo include western lowland gorilla Elle, eastern black rhino Ajani Joe and giraffe boys Theo and Fennessy. The zoo said most babies born in the zoo are due to zoo scientists working together to make the zoo as genetically diverse and healthy as possible. That doesn’t mean surprises don’t happen from time to time, the zoo said. Fiona’s mother, Bibi, surprised everyone when they found out she was pregnant and due to arrive later this summer. Zoo Babies begins May 1 and ends May 31. The event is free with regular admission to the zoo. The zoo opens daily at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.

It’s about to get cute at the Cincinnati Zoo.

The 37th annual Zoo Babies celebration kicks off Saturday.

Big babies and cubs are included in the Cincinnati Zoo’s Class of 2022, presented by the General Electric Credit Union.

The little one is a sibling to Fiona the hippopotamus, who is due to make an appearance later this summer.

“Babies are born throughout the year, but we like to celebrate them in May when it’s warm and most of them can be outside,” Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard said. , in a press release. “You can find them all over the zoo. Reptiles, mammals, insects and birds! Unfortunately, visitors may not see all the birds this month.”

Most baby birds and their parents are currently being cared for behind the scenes to protect them from exposure to wild birds and bird flu. The zoo said it hopes to get them out after spring migration.

Throughout May, signs will mark where babies and expectant mothers can be found at the zoo.

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the zoo offers free entry to mothers.

Additionally, the first 2,500 moms will receive a keepsake magnet, courtesy of the General Electric Credit Union.

“Baby animals are great ambassadors for their species,” Maynard said. “When guests meet these babies, we hope they are inspired to care about them and their wild counterparts.”

The zoo’s most famous baby, Fiona, is now five years old but still has that baby face the world fell in love with in 2017 when she was just a premature little hippo struggling to survive. Other big babies at the zoo include western lowland gorilla Elle, eastern black rhino Ajani Joe and giraffe boys Theo and Fennessy.

The zoo said most babies born in the zoo are due to zoo scientists working together to make the zoo as genetically diverse and healthy as possible. That doesn’t mean surprises don’t happen from time to time, the zoo said. Fiona’s mother, Bibi, surprised everyone when they found out she was expecting and due to give birth later this summer.

Zoo Babies begins May 1 and ends May 31.

The event is free with regular admission to the zoo. The zoo opens daily at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.

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