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Seventh eastern black rhino calf born at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Posted: 9:52 AM, Aug 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-23 14:01:04Z
Second black rhino born at CLE zoo
Second black rhino born at CLE zoo

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is welcoming a new addition to their animal kingdom.

A 25-year-old Eastern black rhino gave birth to a second newborn rhino calf born on Aug. 20.

The new calf joins mom Inge, dad Forrest, aunt Kibibbi and 7-month-old calf Lulu.

In order to create a mother-calf bond, the two won't be on display for a period of time. This makes the fifth calf for Inge, who is also the mother of Kibibbi and grandmother to Lulu.

This is the seventh eastern black rhino calf born at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. There are less than 750 black rhinos remaining in the wild due to poaching and habitat loss.