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White rhino now calls Maryland Zoo in Baltimore home

White rhino now calls Maryland Zoo in Baltimore home

A Southern white rhino has joined the African Watering Hole at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Jaharo, who is 4, joins Stubby, the 22-year-old rhino already located at the zoo. He was born at a private, nonprofit conservation center in Ohio, where he grew up in a herd. He arrives in Maryland at the recommendation of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' survival plan to provide the elder rhino with a companion, the zoo said in a release.

The zoo has housed rhinos since the African Watering Hole's debut in 1992. The area is also home to an ostrich and zebra — which are being introduced to Jaharo. But physical introductions between Jaharo and Stubby are being handled slowly...

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