There is a poulation of four rhinos(2.2.)
Orana Park is the first Zoo in New Zealand to breed the
Southern White Rhino.
- It is hoping that the presence of a calf will help to stimulate
the second female.
- The birth is especially
important in that both parents were captive born. Apparently
only 8% of Captive Born animals breed.
- May 2004. Ibutho, now four years old has been sent to a new home at Monarto Zoo. He will eventually become the breeding male there.
- Cyrano. He is a captive born animal.
- Ibutho, born 1999, he is a son of Utani and Cyrano. In May 2004 he was sent to Monarto.
- Utani, mother to Ibutho. She too is captive born.