KC Zoo holds gender reveal for endangered baby rhino
Published: Jan. 15, 2023 at 1:35 PM CST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City Zoo revealed the gender of its newest baby rhino on Sunday morning.
The father Ruka helped knock open a gender reveal ball that unfurled some pink confetti.
In a Facebook post, the Zoo said the mother and calf are bonding after the birth on Dec. 31.
The eastern black rhinoceros is a critically endangered species, making the birth of the new calf all the more important. The Zoo said only about 740 of these rhinoceros’ are living in the wild.
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