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.