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By Philip_P  
Nyota is a Black Rhino calf & Mother Vuyu's behind, born at 6.20 am on Christmas Morning, her father is called Kingo, Keepers decided to call the Calf Nyota which means "baby star" in Swahili. Weighing in at around 40kg as a newborn, Nyota will spend up to 2 years suckling her Mother's milk.

Had a great day today going around Port Lympne with Andy (Endangered's) which I must thank, it was taken with my new 300mm f4 IS lens which I extremely happy with.

I have loaded both mono & colour versions. Best Viewed in Large

Many thanks for the c/c's on my last photo

Tags: Black and white Rhino Calf Black rhino Pets and captive animals Port lympne Wildlife and nature Mother and calf

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shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
16 May 2010 8:40PM
Beautiful image V2 for me so wonderful to see a baby of an endangered species love it

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lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
16 May 2010 9:11PM
beautiful!! x x
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
16 May 2010 10:37PM
Great shot Phil. I think it has to be V2 for. I confess I am not a fan of mono.
16 May 2010 10:51PM
very effective in the mono did you try sepia too?
19 May 2010 8:50PM
V1 again for me I do like the conversion. I told you, you would get some great shots and you did. Very nice. Glad you got this one.


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