‘Incredible news’: 3rd baby rhino born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 13 months

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomed its third baby rhino born at the park in the last 13 months this week.

Theme park officials said the white rhino calf was born Tuesday night.


Considering the species is endangered, theme park officials said the third birth is “incredible news.”

Officials said the newborn will be kept backstage to nurse and bond with its mother, Lola, for now.

Photos: Baby rhino born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.