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Twin baby mountain goats born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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COLORADO SPRINGS (KXRM) — The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomed two new Rocky Mountain goat babies to its family on Sunday when a resident female mountain goat, Lena, gave birth to twins.

The twin kids were wobbling around on their hooves minutes after birth, calling out with loud voices, and bonding well with Lena, according to the zoo. She is a patient parent, allowing the babies to climb on her when they are not nursing, according to zoo staff.

“Less than 24 hours after its birth, Baby No. 2 climbed on top of Lena, who patiently laid still as the little one climbed from her back end all the way to her head, where it slid gently around the back of her neck with its front legs on either side of her head,”…

Tiffany Wismer

2024-05-23 13:10:57

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