For a few weeks now, three inquisitive Thomson’s gazelle calves have been livening things up on our African Savannah.

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Females Vera and Clara and young buck Wim were born this July and August. They share their home with the rest of the 12-strong Thomson’s gazelle herd as well as some North African ostriches, white-bearded wildebeest, East African oryxes and Grévy’s zebras.

Did you know? The gestation period for Thomson’s gazelles is around five and a half months, and the newborns spend the first weeks of their life lying down. They only become strong enough to walk with the herd at around three weeks of age.

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Today, 29. February
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