Springtime baby animals to brighten your day

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If cute animal content is getting you through these quiet days at home, here are some adorable newborns to admire

The zoos and petting farms throughout the country have been busy with new arrivals in recent weeks. Meet some of the new additions this spring, and make note of ones you would like to visit when this is all over.

Name game

Tayto Park announced the arrival of five baby ringtail lemurs this month, including two sets of twins. You can suggest names for the babies by leaving a comment on the @taytopark instagram page before 6 April.

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Baby Lemurs πŸ’™πŸ’• Tayto Park is delighted to announce that we have had 5 baby lemurs born this month. It was a busy month for our keepers as the first set of twin ring-tailed lemurs were born to Dolly on the 5th of March, with a second baby lemur born a week after to mum Charlie, while another set of lemur twins arrived just last week to mother Diana. All Mum's and new births are doing well and are settling into their new home. Although the gender is still unknown at this time, we need your help to name our newest arrivals. Comment your suggestions below for our newest additions to be in with a chance to win tickets to Tayto Park πŸŽ’πŸ―πŸŽ‰ Competition closes and winner announced on Monday, 6th April. Photo's taken by Zookeeper Ciara Murray πŸ“·

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They grow up fast

Dublin Zoo’s little rhino is starting to look grown up already.

These little arrivals are particularly rare

The Colombian black spider monkey only gives birth every two or three years.

New arrivals appeared in the season finale of Fota: Into The Wild

Look who has opened their eyes

The meerkats at Secret Valley Wildlife Park and Zoo in Wexford welcomed two little babies earlier this year.

We wish we had the energy of a baby goat

This new lamb at Clonfert Pet Farm is not camera shy