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White rhino born at Busch Gardens

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A white rhino was born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay this week, the seventh white rhino to be born at the park since 2004. The baby, shown with mom Kisiri, is not yet named. It weighed about 140 pounds at birth and is expected to gain about four pounds a day until it reaches an adult weight of 3,500 to 4,000 pounds. Busch Gardens says that fewer than 15,000 white rhinos remain in the wild, and approximately 200 live in zoological facilities across North America. Busch Gardens has eight black and white rhinos.  

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Photo credit: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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