All the Adorable Zoo Babies You Can See at the Cincinnati Zoo This May

May means Zoo Babies time at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. “Babies are born throughout the year, but we like to celebrate them during the month of May when the weather is warm and most of them can be outside,” said zoo director Thane Maynard in a release. Maynard says that while there are some bird zoo babies, they won't be out in public to protect them from the avian flu.

Head over to the zoo during the month of May and search for signs that mark where you can find babies and expectant mothers. “Baby animals are great ambassadors for their species,” said Maynard. “When guests meet these babies, we hope they are inspired to care about them and their wild counterparts," says Maynard.

Many of the babies may be big, but they still aren't fully grown yet — like the famous 5-year-old Fiona the hippo, who is soon to be a big sister, and giraffe brothers Theo and Fenn who were born in 2019. Find the full list of zoo babies here.

The event kicks off on May 1 and continues through May 31. Zoo Babies is included in your zoo admission. Buy your tickets online at cincinnatizoo.org.
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This steller’s sea eagle chick was born March 3, 2022, to parents Natasha and Sergei.
Photo: Mark Dumont via The Cincinnati Zoo
This steller’s sea eagle chick was born March 3, 2022, to parents Natasha and Sergei.
Little blue penguin Cup O' Joe Burrow hatched January 14, 2022, and was named after Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.
Photo: Provided by The Cincinnati Zoo
Little blue penguin Cup O' Joe Burrow hatched January 14, 2022, and was named after Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.
Little blue penguin chicks Rose and Meatloaf hatched December 13, 2021, and January 3, 2022.
Photo: Michelle Peters via The Cincinnati Zoo
Little blue penguin chicks Rose and Meatloaf hatched December 13, 2021, and January 3, 2022.
Rockhopper penguin chicks Iggy and Dwayne were hatched on June 1, 2021.
Photo: Provided by The Cincinnati Zoo
Rockhopper penguin chicks Iggy and Dwayne were hatched on June 1, 2021.
Twiggy the flamingo was hatched June 18, 2022.
Photo: Mark Dumont via The Cincinnati Zoo
Twiggy the flamingo was hatched June 18, 2022.
Zip the wallaby was born in 2021.
Photo: Michelle Peters via The Cincinnati Zoo
Zip the wallaby was born in 2021.
Black and white colobus monkey Valentina (Tina) was born May 11, 2021.
Photo: Provided by The Cincinnati Zoo
Black and white colobus monkey Valentina (Tina) was born May 11, 2021.
Amali the bonobo was born to parents Kesi and Vernon in July on 2020.
Photo: Michelle Peters via The Cincinnati Zoo
Amali the bonobo was born to parents Kesi and Vernon in July on 2020.
Black rhino Ajani Joe was born in Aug. 2020 to parents Seyia and Faru.
Photo: Kathy Newton via The Cincinnati Zoo
Black rhino Ajani Joe was born in Aug. 2020 to parents Seyia and Faru.
Black and white colobus monkey Phoebe was born in May 2020.
Photo: Michelle Peters via The Cincinnati Zoo
Black and white colobus monkey Phoebe was born in May 2020.