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Rhinos Together

Johari and Jabari, black rhinosJabari and Johari, the eastern black rhinos that came to Lee Richardson Zoo in the spring of 2016 as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Rhino Species Survival Plan are together at last.  They were brought to the Zoo from Zoo Atlanta and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo with the goal of helping this critically endangered species by producing offspring in the future and sharing their conservation message with zoo guests.

 

Asian Wild Horse Herd Grows

Asian wild horse, IbaqaAnother Asian wild horse now calls Lee Richardson Zoo home. Ibaqa, a 9 year old female arrived Sunday, January 8, from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia.  Ibaqa joins Berezhnei, a 20-year-old male, and Yelena, a 31-year-old female.  All three horses are here in cooperation with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan.

 

 

New Lions

Asani-(picture-courtesy-Zoo-Miami)Lee Richardson Zoo is happy to welcome two young male African lions to Garden City.  Asani and Bantu, both 2 years old, arrived from Zoo Miami in Florida and made their first public appearance in Garden City on Thursday after having some time to adjust to their new home.