Radiated Tortoise

Radiated Tortoise

The radiated tortoise’s shell has a pattern of yellow lines “radiating” from the center of the dark plate of the shell, hence the name. The shell also contains blood vessels and nerves, so a tortoise can actually feel when it is touched.

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Baby meerkat pups Little Foot, Spike, Petrie and Ducky

Born: May 1, 2018
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Photo by Maria Simmons

Humboldt penguin chick Felìx

Hatched: February 25, 2018
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Felix photo by Deb DeLorenzo

Baby patas monkey Kasi

Born: September 16, 2017
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Kasi and mom Becca photo by Allison Lang

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