Meet the Zoo: Babydoll Lamb

July 30, 2012

The Prospect Park Zoo has welcomed a new babydoll lamb. The tot hasn't been named yet but will be soon: summer volunteers are vying for the opportunity to bestow a moniker on this fluffy girl.

Fred and Ginger, the pair of Southdown sheep at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo might not be as light on their feet as their dancing namesakes, but their new baby has a spritely spring in her step.

The little lamb was born to the delight of keepers and docents who were on hand to observe the exciting event. It took about ten minutes to deliver the tiny lamb which climbed to her feet about five minutes later. After a good night’s rest and plenty of nursing, visitors were able to see Prospect Park Zoo’s first newborn in the barn area.

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