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SOS Rhino : In the News : Baby rhino a world-first
 

Baby rhino a world-first

  The world’s first baby rhinoceros conceived through artificial insemination was born in Budapest Zoo last Tuesday evening, weighing in at an impressive 58 kilograms.“The youngster is a little girl and very healthy,” said Zoltán Hanga, spokesman for Budapest Zoo. According to Hanga, the birth was the culmination of years of work by an international team of Hungarians, Germans and Austrians. The new mother, Lulu, was one of many rhinos involved in insemination attempts, and she first fell pregnant in 2004. However, the 26-year-old white rhino miscarried in August 2005 just hours before she was due to give birth.

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