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Storks hatch at Toledo Zoo

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The Toledo Zoo is welcoming the newest set of babies.

Two saddle-billed stork chicks hatched just before Spring at the zoo.

The chicks are growing off-exhibit in the Zoo's Avian Breeding Center.

These chicks are the Toledo Zoo's first saddle-billed storks in six years.

In the year 2000, the Toledo Zoo was the second zoo in the world to successfully hatch this breed of stork.

The chicks weighed just 3.9 ounces at birth and the larger one now tips the scale at 3.8 pounds.

 

 

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