Iowa zoo expecting rare baby eastern black rhino this fall

File-In this Feb. 12, 2013, file photo, Ayana, a female black rhinoceros, snacks on twigs from her cage at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa. Ayana and Kiano, eastern black rhinos at Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, are expecting a baby in late October or early November. Ayana's pregnancy is the first confirmed among the eastern black rhino zoo population in almost two years, experts say, marking a major turning point in the species' decades long decline. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros.

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