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Mother’s Day comes early to Animal Kingdom

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a 13-year-old white rhino named Kendi is a proud mom after giving birth to her fourth calf Friday, May 4 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The yet unnamed newborn male represents the third generation of … Continue reading

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Disney’s Conservation Efforts in Uganda Payoff with 2nd Rhino Birth

In 2006, Disney’s Animal Kingdom made a promise to the future by sending two white rhinos to Uganda to help re-establish a white rhino population that had been extinct in the region since 1982. That promise continued to pay off … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom Welcomes Endangered White Rhino to Growing Herd

The stork has brought another healthy baby white rhino to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The park welcomed the female calf to the family last week on Sunday, Jan. 17. Kendi, an 11-year-old white rhino, gave birth to her third baby after … Continue reading

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Ugandan Baby Rhino with Disney Roots Named After President Obama

Via the AmericaBlog we get the story that the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary have named the baby born in June after President Obama since, like the president, he shares Kenyan and American roots. As I wrote about in July, the baby … Continue reading

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Cute Alert: Baby White Rhino with Disney Roots

Update: The baby now has a name – Obama. You remember those two white rhinos sent to Uganda from Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Well now the first white rhino born in 27 years has come from one of those animals. Congratulations … Continue reading

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