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Meet the littlest rhino in Rotterdam
The gestation period for rhinos is 16 months.

Meet the littlest rhino in Rotterdam

AEST 00:00, Thu Nov 8 2012
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Giving birth to a rhino might sound painful, but in truth it looks pretty easy.

Rotterdam Zoo in the Netherlands has live-streamed the birth of an Indian rhino, born on the early hours of November 3.

Mum, Namaste, gave birth to the healthy female calf unassisted and the yet-to-be named rhino was walking and drinking milk within 30 minutes.

Indian rhinoceroses are currently threatened by illegal poaching and can only be found in the wild in some nature reserves in Northern India and Nepal.

Images/video: Rotterdam Zoo
The gestation period for rhinos is 16 months.
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