Zookeepers at Sydney's Taronga Zoo finally got a glimpse of the newborn Goodfellow's tree kangaroo on Thursday after nine months of waiting. Local news says it's the first Goodfellow's tree kangaroo to be born at the zoo in more than 20 years. (March 13)
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Reuters - US Online Video (Dec. 20, 2015) Christmas comes early for polar bears in California, a baby panda makes its press debut in Washington and the Jingle Cats get a new look -- in this weeks animal wrap. Diane Hodges reports.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 27, 2015) A baby gorilla's loving gaze melts hearts, as she makes her debut at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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