First Appearance Of Rare Baby Rhino At Chester Zoo

Say hello to Komala.

1. Komala was the first greater one-horned rhino to be born at Chester Zoo.

Chester Zoo

2. Under the watchful eye of mum Asha, she made her first public appearance.

Chester Zoo

3. Curator of mammals at Chester Zoo Tim Rowland stated “Komala is a proper little bruiser”.

Chester Zoo

4. Komala was born on 7 July 2013. Her name means ‘delicate’ in Hindi.

Chester Zoo

5. There are 3,000 Indian rhinos left in the wild.

Chester Zoo

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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