The Adorable Zoo Babies Who Debuted the Same Week as the Royal Baby

01 of 07

HUMBOLDT PENGUINS

HUMBOLDT PENGUINS

While royals fanatics were flocking outside the Lindo Wing, another English mum was giving birth. A Humboldt penguin at the Chester Zoo became the proud parent to eight fuzzy hatchlings.

02 of 07

GIRAFFE CALF

GIRAFFE CALF

Just like the awe-inspiring [CELEBRITY_LINK" "" "" "0" ], this newborn giraffe was on her feet in no time. The calf started walking around her Auckland Zoo enclosure just 30 minutes after she was born.

03 of 07

SOOTY OWL CHICK

SOOTY OWL CHICK
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Sydney's Taronga Zoo decided royal baby week was the perfect time to debut their sooty owl chick. The little fluff ball hasn't mastered the power of flying quite yet, but in a few months he'll be soaring.

04 of 07

TWO-TOED SLOTH

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Courtesy Honolulu Zoo

The Honolulu Zoo's newest (and slowest) arrival is a sloth that treats its mother like a queen. The newborn is inseparable from its parent, keeping a clawed paw wrapped around her at all times.

05 of 07

WHITE TIGER CUBS

WHITE TIGER CUBS
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The reveal of Princess Charlotte's name was big, but this might be even bigger. After being born on Jan. 25, the Tobu Zoo's tiger cubs were recently put on public display for the first time. The wait was worth it, in case you were wondering.

06 of 07

PANDA LAMB

PANDA LAMB
Courtesy Staten Island Zoo

They didn't have a town crier, so the Staten Island Zoo made their baby announcement on Facebook. On April 27, the zoo posted a photo of their newest addition with the message, "Meet 'Earl' our third and final panda … Err ... Lamb of the season."

07 of 07

POLAR BEAR CUB

POLAR BEAR CUB
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Princess Kate only made us wait a few hours before introducing her newest baby. Rara the polar bear really drew it out. The mom gave birth to her cub at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in December, but didn't introduce us to the the cutie until April 28.

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