George Hiotis

Baby Rhino Born at Wilds

by George Hiotis on October 12, 2017 at 4:40 am

The Wilds Animal Preserve in Muskingum County is showing off a new baby. A southern white rhinoceros has given birth to a female calf. The baby was born on October 5th and does not have a a name yet. The calf is the second white Rhino born to mother Anan. Her first calf was a boy named letterman. He was born in 2014. The Wilds says the female calf is the 17th white rhino born at the center. The species remains classified by the international union for the conservation of nature as near-threatened, even with a population in the wild of about 20,400.