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A Vernal Visit from the Stork in Kharkov Zoo

The announcement of Spring in Kharkov Zoo was presented by replenishment in peccary family. These animals resemble pigs, however they are not akin to them!

 

 

Several peccary females gave got new-borns. Usually one female brings two youngtsers, quite seldom three of them. In two hours' time the young start following their mother. Next day the female with her yojngsters join tyhe group. These cubs become quite independent after several weeks' time. Still their mother protects them. Some time will pass and they will start eating juicy vegetables, fruit, berries. But now their main food is mother's milk, of course. Kids grow up well and bring us joy with their playful character.

 

Малыши у пекари