Copenhagen Zoo Welcomes Second White Rhino Birth in 35 Years

StoryfulNewsPublished: October 16, 2017Updated: October 17, 2017
Published: October 16, 2017Updated: October 17, 2017

The Copenhagen Zoo welcome its second baby white rhinoceros in 35 years on Monday, October 16. This footage shows the mother, Minna, birthing the baby. Her pregnancy that lasted for 521 days, and the healthy baby weighed about 110 pounds (50 kilos), according to a report from the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. This is only the second time in 35 years that the Copenhagen Zoo has seen a successful white rhinoceros birth. The first occasion was in 2015. The species is endangered due to poaching. Credit: Facebook/Zoologisk Have via Storyful

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