Buffalo Zoo’s new baby rhino gets a name


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Buffalo Zoo’s new baby rhino has a name!

The zoo announced on Wednesday afternoon that the female calf will be called Georgia. In a recent vote, people were able to pick between that and Georgie.

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The name is derived from the little one’s father, George. George used to live at the Buffalo Zoo, but is now at another facility.

The calf was born to Tashi — a greater one-horned rhino. This was Tashi’s fifth calf, but the first with George.

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