Baby white rhino gets name, frolics in mud at San Diego zoo

  • This Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, photo provided by San Diego Zoo Global shows a female southern white rhino calf in the Nikita Kahn Rhino Rescue Center at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in San Diego, Calif. The baby rhino born Thursday, Nov. 21, to an 11-year-old mother named, Amani, was conceived through artificial insemination. (Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Safari Park via AP)

  • This Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 photo from the San Diego Zoo shows a 19-day old white rhino that has been named Future for what the baby represents to rhino conservation worldwide, at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif. The calf is bonding with her mother and frolicking in the maternity yard left wet by recent storms. “Future’s new favorite thing is mud,” zookeeper Marco Zeno said in a statement. “She sees a puddle and she wants to roll in it!” The female southern white rhino was born Nov. 21 to to an 11-year-old mother named Amani. (Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo via AP)

  • This Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 photo from the San Diego Zoo shows a 19-day old white rhino that has been named Future for what the baby represents to rhino conservation worldwide, at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif. The calf is bonding with her mother and frolicking in the maternity yard left wet by recent storms. “Future’s new favorite thing is mud,” zookeeper Marco Zeno said in a statement. “She sees a puddle and she wants to roll in it!” The female southern white rhino was born Nov. 21 to to an 11-year-old mother named Amani. (Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo via AP)

  • This Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 photo from the San Diego Zoo shows a 19-day old white rhino that has been named Future for what the baby represents to rhino conservation worldwide, at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, Calif. The calf is bonding with her mother and frolicking in the maternity yard left wet by recent storms. “Future’s new favorite thing is mud,” zookeeper Marco Zeno said in a statement. “She sees a puddle and she wants to roll in it!” The female southern white rhino was born Nov. 21 to to an 11-year-old mother named Amani. (Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo via AP)

SAN DIEGO — A white rhino born last month at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has been named Future for what the calf represents to rhino conservation worldwide, officials said.

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