Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President of Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment, has announced on social media the arrival of a white rhino calf at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

(Dr. Mark Penning)

(Dr. Mark Penning)

What’s Happening:

  • Dr. Mark Penning has announced the newest baby animal born at Disney this morning, a white rhino calf.
  • The calf’s sex and weight are not known as this time as first-time mom Jao is given time to nurse and bond backstage with the newborn.
  • White rhinos are endangered, making the birth even more special as Dr. Mark Penning states in his post.
  • More information will be shared on the calf soon.

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