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Guests riding Kilimanjaro Safaris witness birth of zebra foal

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It’s a boy! Guests riding Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Monday got to witness the birth of a health baby Zebra.The birth of the Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal marks the first of the year at Walt Disney World. The long-legged baby boy is already estimated to weigh around 65 pounds. Disney says the unnamed baby’s mother Heidi is already a pro when it comes to her job, staying close to bond and nurse with her foal. In the coming weeks, mom and baby will rejoin sister Asha and the rest of the zebra herd on the savanna. Disney is home to three distinct types of zebra: Hartmann’s mountain zebra, Grevy’s zebra and plains zebra. The Hartmann’s mountain zebras are considered a vulnerable species due to a loss of habitat and hunting and are found in sub-Saharan Africa.

It’s a boy! Guests riding Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Monday got to witness the birth of a health baby Zebra.

The birth of the Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal marks the first of the year at Walt Disney World. The long-legged baby boy is already estimated to weigh around 65 pounds.

Disney says the unnamed baby’s mother Heidi is already a pro when it comes to her job, staying close to bond and nurse with her foal. In the coming weeks, mom and baby will rejoin sister Asha and the rest of the zebra herd on the savanna.

Disney is home to three distinct types of zebra: Hartmann’s mountain zebra, Grevy’s zebra and plains zebra. The Hartmann’s mountain zebras are considered a vulnerable species due to a loss of habitat and hunting and are found in sub-Saharan Africa.