Tallinn Zoo’s black rhino calf named Kibeta

The female calf born to the black rhinoceroses Kibibi and Kigoma on June 3 has been named Kibeta. Kibeta was named after a location by the same name in Tanzania, near Lake Victoria.
An eight-member committee chose the name for her from among suggestions submitted by almost 1,700 visitors to the zoo. The criteria for the name included that it bear a connection to Africa and a connection to the parents’ names as well as be internationally understandable.


  • Ticket office
  • Indoor expositions *
  • Children’s Zoo

*Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays
You are allowed to walk in the Zoo for 2 hours after the Ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Entrance at Paldiski mnt
Bus stop: Zoo, busses nr. 21, 21B, 22, 42 and 43; by car, bicycle or walk

Entrance at Ehitajate tee
Bus stop: Nurmenuku, busses nr. 10, 28, 41, 42, 43, 46, 47; by car, bicycle or walk

Entrance locations on the map


Mo-Fr +372 6943 300; Security department: 512 69 65

Ehitajate tee 150 / Paldiski mnt. 145