Baby fennec foxes have an adorable feeding session
March 22, 2016 - Uncategorized
Fennec foxes are the corgis of 2016.
Two baby fennec foxes — also known as ‘kits’ — were born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, Feb 4.
The little guys are named Teddy and Hokees and their big ears and tiny bodies might make you melt into a puddle of love.
Due to their mother Daisy’s inability to properly care for them, zookeepers have worked with Teddy and Hokees around the clock to ensure proper growth.
For the first 10 days of their lives, the little dudes were even fed by hand every two hours.
“At birth, the kits weighed about 40 grams each,” a zookeeper explained in a Smithsonian Institute post. “As of Feb. 25 (three weeks later), the male more than doubled in size to 83 grams, and his sister weighs a sturdy 76 grams. We’re happy that they’re healthy and continue to grow.” Read more…