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Baby Bornean Orangutan born at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

Posted at 9:29 AM, Jan 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-11 13:16:07-05

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo announced a new addition on Thursday!

Bornean Orangutan, Dee Dee welcomed a bundle of joy on Saturday, January 6, 2018 and it's a girl. The new addition wasn't expected to arrive until late January. The zoo plans to announce a name soon. 

NEWBORN PHOTO SHOOT | See adorable photos of mom and baby here

Lowry Park Zoo shared the news on a Facebook Live broadcast on Thursday. In the video you can see Dee Dee showing off the baby but also hiding the little one from the crowd here and there. 

Taste and See Tampa Bay got to visit Mom and baby on Thursday. Check out the Facebook LIVE below: 

Kelly Bazzle is the Digital Executive Producer at ABC Action News. Follow her on Twitter