Over a 10-week period, November 20, 2018, through January 30, 2019, 11 calves from six different ungulate species were born at the Saint Louis Zoo! The newborns — three Speke's gazelles, two addaxes, a Soemmerring's gazelle, a Grevy's zebra, two lesser kudus and two lowland nyalas — are healthy and bonding with their mothers behind the scenes at Red Rocks. Zebra foal Nova and her mom can be seen in their habitat, weather permitting. These important births were recommended by Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plans (SSP), which are responsible for maintaining genetically healthy populations of these ungulate species in North American zoos. Five of these SSPs are coordinated by Zoo staff. The Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Institute Center for Conservation in the Horn of Africa and Saharan Wildlife Recovery Center support conservation of unique species in Africa.

See slideshow at Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube