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Last Updated: Thursday December 16 2010 06:37 GMT

Baby rhino Karamat is Whipsnade Zoo's little miracle

Baby Asian rhino Karamat at Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire.

Meet Karamat - she's a healthy calf, but when she was born zoo keepers were very worried about her...

Baby Asian rhino Karamat and mother Beluki at Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire.

The little Asian rhino, who lives in Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, had a difficult birth. It left her traumatised and unable to take her mum Beluki's milk.

Baby Asian rhino Karamat and mother Beluki at Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire.

Despite all the hard work by the zoo keepers and vets, she still hadn't taken her mum's milk after 24 hours.

Baby Asian rhino Karamat at Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire.

So staff at the zoo, who'd been camping out in sleeping bags, started feeding the youngster by bottle instead, so that she'd get the important nutrients that she needed.

Baby Asian rhino Karamat and mother Beluki at Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire.

Thankfully, after three days of hard work, Karamat finally started taking her mum's milk!

Baby Asian rhino Karamat at Whipsnade zoo in Bedfordshire.

Her name means miracle in Nepalese, the language of the Asian country of Nepal, where her species is from. And she's the zoo's little miracle too!