In some uber cute news…. A new baby Rhino Calf has been born at Dublin Zoo!! Dublin Zoo is delighted to announce the birth of a southern white rhinoceros calf. Experienced mum, Ashanti gave birth to the healthy male calf at 4.30am on February 10th after a 16-month gestation period. The calf is estimated to weigh approx. 50kg.The youngster is Ashanti’s seventh calf and becomes the newest member of the seven-strong herd (also known as a crash) in the African Plains, including father Chaka. Lucky visitors will be able to get a glimpse of mother and calf by looking through the window into the Rhinoceros House.