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Last Updated: Friday September 07 2007 10:25 GMT

Rare white rhino goes on show

Mazumba the rhino

LITTLE MAZUMBA
See her big!

A baby white rhinoceros is meeting the public just 12 days after being born at a Scottish safari park.

Little Mazumba, who weighs 45kg, is really rare. There were just five white rhinos born in Europe last year.

It's the first white rhino born at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, and keepers said Mazumba was being well looked after.

Mazumba and her mum Dorothy are living in a new rhino centre at the park, which they moved into at the weekend.

White rhinos are no longer endangered but their survival does depend on conservation.

Spokesman Andy McKenzie said: "With so few white rhinos being born in captivity it is a huge moment, particularly for us here with it being our first."



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