Our gorgeous four month old rhino Carrie, is loving life on Australia Zoo’s African Savannah with her mum and aunties. Carrie was born at a whopping 50kg and since her birth on December 4th, she has grown to almost 250kg and is cuter than ever!
Baby rhinos will suckle from mum for up to two years and in that time, they do a lot of growing – rhinos can reach up to 3.5 tons as an adult!
You can see Carrie on our African Savannah these Easter school holidays, running alongside her mum and aunties!
Carrie is a wonderful advocate for her wild cousins, who are vulnerable to extinction in the wild. Australia Zoo and Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors support the conservation of rhino in Africa, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The mistruth that rhino horn has medicinal values, means that rhinos continue to be poached in many parts of the world.