Zoo Miami: Baby rhino was born by artificial insemination


Zoo Miami: Baby rhino was born by artificial insemination.

Zoo Miami has welcomed its latest addition: a rare baby rhino!

Akuti, a 7-year-old Greater One-Horned Indian Rhinoceros, gave birth around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Zoo officials said this is a historic birth, as it’s the first successful birth of this species in the world from induced ovulation and artificial insemination.

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This is Akuti’s first baby. The newborn rhino’s father is 18-year-old Suru.

Zoo Miami said the baby rhino, which doesn’t have a name yet, appears to be healthy and doing well. Akuti and her baby will likely go on public display in a few weeks.

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There are fewer than 3,000 Indian rhinos left in the wild, according to zoo officials.


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