Category Archives: Black Rhinos

Two Southern White Rhinos Born at the Wilds in Ohio

Two healthy white rhino calves were recently welcomed at the Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio. The first calf was born on November 21, 2013 and the second entered the world on January 3, 2014. The calf born in November is a female … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch #6 – Some Favorite Kenya Photos

Tim Lewthwaite was in Kenya where he had been traveling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. Here some favorite photos from Tim’s trip! Tim traveled with AZA Commercial Member Classic Escapes. Be sure to visit the Animals Inc. website to … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch 4 – Black Rhinos and Cheetahs

Tim Lewthwaite reports from Sweetwaters wildlife reserve near the foothills of Mount Kenya where he has been travelling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. “A species that has long fascinated me is the black rhino, but in … Continue reading

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Eastern Black Rhino Calf Thrills Visitors at Lincoln Park Zoo

  Lincoln Park Zoo’s newborn Eastern black rhinoceros calf thrilled zoo guests as he took his first steps outside at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit. A little timid at first, the calf quickly followed his mom’s lead and … Continue reading

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AFRICA EXHIBIT SET TO OPEN AT BLANK PARK ZOO

Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo will open phase one of the first major expansion of the Zoo since 2001 in early May. The exhibit name, Jaama Kwa Africa, means ‘your connection to Africa’ and Zoo officials hope visitors will connect to … Continue reading

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It is Ravens vs. Rhinos as San Francisco Squares Off With Baltimore on Super Bowl Sunday

The San Francisco Zoo and the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore are squaring off over the Super Bowl this Sunday.  Don Hutchinson, president and CEO of The Maryland Zoo and Tanya Peterson, executive director and president of the San Francisco Zoological Society … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry! It’s Just a Black Rhino

Ears cupped forward listening and eyes staring myopically through the surrounding mopane trees, the black rhino looked over the dried river bed for any signs of danger. Cream colored grass, bleached white by the sun, spreads out in front of him. … Continue reading

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