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A Children’s Zoo Hand-Raises a Baby Wallaby

Liv is a tammar wallaby--a marsupial species found in Australia and New Zealand. One day, she fell out of her mama’s pouch. Zookeepers at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, Nebraska rescued her. Now they’re raising her themselves, feeding her 8 times a day and moving her from a liquid diet to solids.


Most humans don’t have marsupial pouches (sorry, Chris Hallbeck), but the zookeepers have found an acceptable substitute.


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Liv is one of six wallabies at this zoo. Four of them are tamar wallabies and two are bennet wallabies. She hasn’t joined them yet, but zookeepers hope that she’ll be ready to meet them and human visitors by July.

Photos: Lincoln Children’s Zoo


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