CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo welcomed a new addition last month.
The baby Eastern black rhinoceros was born on Aug. 17 and weighed in at more than 100 pounds.
The new female rhino, which has not yet been named, is now up to 165 pounds and continues to grow. When she’s full grown, she may tip the scales around 3,000 pounds.
The calf is not on display quite yet because she still needs time to bond with her mother. This is the fourth calf for the rhino’s mother, Inge, who was brought to the zoo in 1997.
Eastern black rhinos are considered highly endangered in the wild. The is the second one born in the United States this year.
For more on the baby rhino, ticket information and hours, log onto the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo website .
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