Minnesota Zoo

Baby Camel Overcomes Challenges at Birth to Make Debut at Red River Zoo

Zookeepers enlisted the help of the Minnesota Zoo to make sure she got plasma

FARGO, N.D. —¬†On a stormy June night, a baby Bactrian Camel made her way into the world. But soon after she was born, zookeepers noticed something was off when she tried to feed off her mother. “They usually start to nurse within the first five to eight hours, so we were a little concerned. We wanted to give her as…