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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A newborn Grevy’s zebra made its exhibit debut at Zoo Miami on Thursday.

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The male foal was born on Sunday weighing a robust 104 pounds.

After having a couple of days to settle in and bond with its mother, the zebra explored the exhibit with much enthusiasm.

It ran and kicked and bucked all throughout the enclosure, displaying its instinctive ability to move quickly shortly after birth.

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The first-time mother is just over 3 years old and came from Omaha’s Henry Doorley Zoo. The father is 17 years old and came from White Oak Conservation Center in Northern Florida.

This is the 16th successful birth of this endangered species at Zoo Miami.

Grevy’s zebras are the largest species of zebras and are found in the horn of Africa in northern Kenya and Ethiopia.

There will be an online contest to name the newborn zebra.

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