September 11, 2012
The burst of birthing news from the National Zoo continues with the recent announcement of a brand new baby dama gazelle. Born September 4, the male calf represents a success not only for the Zoo but for the critically endangered global dama gazelle population. After a full physical examination by Zoo veterinarians, the baby is said to be strong, healthy and gaining weight. The baby will continue to bond with mother Fahima until he is ready to go on view in a few weeks, according to the Zoo. In the meantime, enjoy these adorable photos of the newest gazelle.
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