What an evening, eh pals? I think we need a palate cleanser, and so I offer you this baby rhinoceros falling asleep to a lullaby.
Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella.
The San Diego Zoo has a brand spanking new baby one-horned rhino! Born on November 27, the little guy had—OH MY GOD HE'S DRINKING FROM A GIANT BOTTLE.
As the species numbers dwindle, the Cincinnati Zoo is hoping to mate their only lady Sumatran rhino with her little brother. Well, I guess that's just one way a zoo can offer family SUPER friendly education. New slogan idea — Zoos: teaching kids how animals naturally act in the wild since... well, uh, hmm...
Meet Terkel! He was born on June 15 at the Tel Aviv Zoological Center after his mom, Tanda, was pregnant for a year and a half. More info and pix at Zooborns.
CHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Queen Elizabeth II visits Chester Zoo as part of her tour of the North West on May 17, 2012 in Chester, England. The Queen is visiting many parts of Britain as she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee culminating with a four-day public holiday on June 2-5, including a pageant of 1,000 boats on the…