• Question: hi there, have you ever seen an endangered animal give birth live????

    Asked by Robbo+Homingpigeon :) to Carrie, Ellen, Rupert on 16 Mar 2017.
    • Photo: Carrie Ijichi

      Carrie Ijichi answered on 16 Mar 2017:

      I wish! Unfortunately not. The only chance you’d really have to see that is to spend a lot of time behind the scenes in a zoo or live out full time amongst a wild group for a long time.

    • Photo: Rupert Marshall

      Rupert Marshall answered on 16 Mar 2017:

      Only on television! I have seen a bird lay an egg – very fast and suddenly there it was. I’ve also watched eggs hatch – some chicks take a long time to fight their way out but it’s amazing when they’re so small

    • Photo: Ellen Williams

      Ellen Williams answered on 16 Mar 2017:

      I haven’t unfortunately – i saw a few elephant births at Chester zoo via CCTV but I have never seen an endangered animal give birth in person. Here is some beautiful footage of baby Indali being born at Chester http://www.chesterzoo.org/global/press-and-media/press-releases/2016/12/rare-asian-elephant-calf-born