World's Best Baby Beasts (65 images)

A collection of baby animals born at popular zoos around the United States.
Updated: Aug. 7, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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The Saint Louis Zoo has released this photo on August 15, 2011 of a African lion cub named Imani who was born on July 17, 2011. The mother lion is Cabara, age 5. The cub, who after six days appeared dehydrated, was removed from Big Cat Country for hand-rearing at the ZooÕs veterinary hospital. She appears to be healthy after three weeks of hand-feeding. In the past 25 years, the wild lion population has halved. Currently there are fewer than 25,000 lions surviving in Africa. UPI/Saint Louis Zoo
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