Rare Baby Rhino Wows Crowds At Zoo Miami

Aria, rare black Rhino, was born at Zoo Miami on May 25th.
(Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Rhino1 Aria, rare black Rhino, was born at Zoo Miami on May 25th. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
She was the 13th successful birth at Zoo Miami. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
15Rhino She was the 13th successful birth at Zoo Miami. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
She weighed more than 100 pounds at birth. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
14Rhino She weighed more than 100 pounds at birth. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
She was born after an approximate 15 month gestation period. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
13Rhino She was born after an approximate 15 month gestation period. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The mother is 14-year-old “Circe” (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
12Rhino The mother is 14-year-old “Circe” (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The father, “Eddie,” is also 14-years old. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
11Rhino The father, “Eddie,” is also 14-years old. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Aria was a little tentative her first time on display. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
10Rhino Aria was a little tentative her first time on display. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
But it didn't take long before she was running from side of the exhibit to the other. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
9Rhino But it didn't take long before she was running from side of the exhibit to the other. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
She really likes to run. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
6Rhino She really likes to run. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
And she's off.... (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
5Rhino And she's off.... (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Black rhinos are critically endangered in the wild. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
8Rhino Black rhinos are critically endangered in the wild. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Rhino horns are prized in some eastern cultures for medicinal purposes and status symbols. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
7Rhino Rhino horns are prized in some eastern cultures for medicinal purposes and status symbols. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Only about 5,000 black rhinos remain in the wild. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
4Rhino Only about 5,000 black rhinos remain in the wild. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
There used to be over 100,000 running wild in Africa within the past century. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
3Rhino There used to be over 100,000 running wild in Africa within the past century. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

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