The African elephants over at Roger Williams Park Zoo are probably feeling a little embarrassed after the zoo announced to the world that they’re too old to have children. According to a zoo press release, five different “artificial insemination procedures” in past years failed, and at 25 years old, the three females are considered risky candidates for a first time pregnancy.
Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence today announced the birth of a giant anteater sometime Tuesday morning. (What do you call a baby giant anteater? An anteater?) Here’s the as-yet-nameless babe on the back of mother Talara, where it has apparently found some ants to eat.