Hay, baby: Newborn farm animals make their zoo debut


Piglets sleep on top of each other.
1 Piglets settle in for a nap after nursing inside their pen. Pigs typically have a litter of eight to 12 piglets. 
Goat kids climb on top of a full-grown goat.
2 The exhibit features Pygmy, Alpine Dairy and Saanen Dairy goats. 
A calf named Carmen hangs out in her pen.
3 A calf named Carmen hangs out in her pen at the Farm Babies exhibit. A cow's gestation period is similar to that of people -- approximately nine months. 
A goat kid chews straw.
4 A goat kid chews straw. Goats and sheep typically have a five-month gestation period. 
Ducklings huddle together in the corner of their enclosure.
5 Ducklings huddle together in the corner of their enclosure. 
A sleeping piglet at the Minnesota Zoo.
6 A piglet snoozes in its pen. 
A goat sticks his neck out.
7 A goat sticks his neck out the pen it shares with other goats and kids. 
A calf rests in her pen.
8 A calf rests in her pen. 
Goats and kids hang out.
9 Goats and goat kids hang out in their enclosure before the opening of the Farm Babies exhibit Friday.