A naming panel at Tallinn Zoo has chosen Kibeta as the name for the rhino baby that was born at the zoo in early June.
Tallinn Zoo's rhino calf named Kibeta
The calf born to the hooked-lipped rhinoceroses Kigoma and Kibibi on June 3 has been named Kibeta, spokespeople for the zoo told BNS on Friday - writes baltictimes.
The female rhinoceros calf was named after a location by the name of Kibeta situated close to Lake Victoria in Tanzania, East Africa.
An eight-strong committee chose the name from among offers made by almost 1,700 visitors to the zoo.
The three criteria for the name were that it should bear a connection to Africa, bear a connection to the names of the parents, and be internationally understandable.
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