A competition is being run to name the calf, which Dublin Zoo director Leo Oosterweghel said was able to stand up just seven minutes after it was born. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

The birth of a second elephant calf in less than six weeks at Dublin Zoo has been announced. The healthy male Asian elephant calf was born on T(...)

This baby giraffe born last week already measures 1.7m  and weighs about 70kg. Photograph: Patrick Butler Photography

There is a baby boom under way at Dublin Zoo, with a baby giraffe arriving last week and an elephant calf expected within the next day or two. The Ind(...)