New Babies

photos of different current babies listed on this page that guests may see while at the Zoo

Bundles of Love.


African Rift Valley Babies

Reticulated giraffe calf, “Viv”

– Born July 6, 2019 to mother Msitu. Mom and baby girl are both doing well and are meeting guests in the quiet, closely managed giraffe barn. Read the press release.

Slender-tailed meerkat pups

– Born May 22, 2018. Our meerkat parents, Dusty and Kamikaze, welcomed their third litter of pups on May 22! The experienced mom gave birth to four tiny pups, and she has been proudly showing them off in their exhibit (between giraffes and African lions).


Australia Walkabout Babies

Red-necked wallaby joey, “TBA”

– Born ~March, 2018. We have a new red-necked wallaby joey in our midst! We are so excited to announce this new joey who is just starting to interact with the world outside mother, “Bindi’s” pouch. You can try and spot this newborn in Australia Walkabout.

Red-necked wallaby joey, “Poppy”

– Born ~September 9, 2017. This is the first joey for mother Kiah and father Bugsy, and mom and joey are doing fine. The joey grew inside Kiah’s pouch and is now spending her time out of the pouch with the rest of the wallabies! View The Waterhole article, “Wallaby Babies,” here.

Monkey Pavilion Babies

Hoffman’s two-toed sloth baby, “Bean”

– born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Tuesday, May 14 at 12:15 p.m. The baby appears to be strong, and first-time mom, 19-year-old Chalupa, is exhibiting quality maternal instincts.

Primate World Babies

Black Howler Monkey baby, “Louie”

– Born Tuesday, March 19 at 3:45 p.m., much to the delight of her keepers, who say mom and baby are bonding quickly and appear to be in good health.

Sumatran orangutan baby, “Kera”

– Born June 6, 2018 at 9:28 p.m., the baby is the third offspring for 30-year-old mom, Sumagu (soo-mah’-goo), and 27-year-old dad, Baka (bah’-kuh). Mother and baby are in their regular exhibit in Primate World, which will be open for guests. Depending on where Sumagu decides to spend time, she and the baby may or may not be visible to guests. “Kera,” means ‘ape’ in Indonesian and it’s also a nod to her father’s full name, “Baka-Keri.” View the press release with photos and/or video link here.

Rocky Mountain Wild Babies

Mexican wolf pup, “Uno”

– Born at 5:10 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 to second-time parents, Luna and Navarro, to the excitement of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo staff and guests. The pup appears to be strong, and Luna is exhibiting quality maternal instincts.

Mountain Lion Cubs, “Adira,” “Sequoia” and “Sitka”

– Three mountain lion cubs who were orphaned in Washington in late May, Adira (dark-nosed female), Sequoia (pink-nosed female) and Sitka (male) are getting so big! They are growing, playing and getting settled in to their new home with their new “grandma” Kaya, 13-year-old CMZoo mountain lion.