black rhino http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Endangered black rhino calf born at St. Louis Zoo http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/endangered-black-rhino-calf-born-st-louis-zoo <p>There's a new arrival to the world, and St. Louis.</p><p>A black <span>rhinoceros</span> calf was born at the St. Louis Zoo on Jan. 14. The "little" male weighs in at 120.5 pounds.</p><p>According to a press release,&nbsp; the Saint Louis Zoo’s black rhinos are part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Black Rhino Species Survival Plan (SSP), a program to manage a genetically healthy population of black rhinos in North American zoos. Currently there are 60 black rhinos in 38 institutions.</p> Tue, 25 Jan 2011 16:54:56 +0000 Kelsey Proud 386 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Endangered black rhino calf born at St. Louis Zoo