A Very Cute — and Critically Endangered — Baby Rhino Has Been Born at the Cincinnati Zoo

The zoo's newest little buddy is an eastern black rhinoceros, a critically endangered species

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click to enlarge A teeny tiny baby rhino - Photo: Provided by the Cincinnati Zoo
Photo: Provided by the Cincinnati Zoo
A teeny tiny baby rhino

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden said hello to their newest addition to the family over the weekend.  

Seyia, an expecting eastern black rhinoceros, gave birth to her second calf by father Faru at 6:39 p.m. on Friday evening. 

This particular species is critically endangered, according to an email from the zoo, and with a lengthy gestation period of 16 months, Seyia and Faru bearing a second child is quite important. 

The zoo shared several images and a video of the baby calf and mother Seyia, and said they will be sharing more updates on their social. 

Watch a video of the baby rhino below.

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