Category Archives: Rhino

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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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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Endangered Indian Rhino Calf Conceived by Artifical Insemination Becomes World’s First

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) and the Montgomery Zoo, in Montgomery, Ala., announced the birth of a male Indian rhino calf produced by artificial insemination (AI). This is the first … Continue reading

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Eastern Black Rhino Born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

A male eastern black rhinoceros calf was born July 1 at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and the birth marks the start of a third generation of rhinos at the Zoo.  The calf, which has yet to be named, is the offspring of … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Zoo’s Sumatran Rhino is a Dad

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden announced the birth of a baby boy Sumatran rhino. The calf was born to mother, Ratu, a 12-year-old Sumatran rhino living at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia’s … Continue reading

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Indian Rhino Birth Offers Hope for Endangered Species

As a follow up to my post last week on the surge in rhino poaching last year, I thought I’d note some good rhino news out of Zoo Miami .  In late December, after a nearly 16-month pregnancy, Kalu, Zoo Miami’s … Continue reading

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