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Coming Soon: An encounter with baby rhino Kipenzi

31 October 2013

This Summer you have the chance to go behind the scenes in an intimate encounter with Werribee Open Range Zoo's hand-reared baby rhino Kipenzi.

Beginning Saturday 16 November, this encounter will be held every Saturday at 1:15pm and take you back of house to meet Kipenzi and her Keepers. Here youwill learn about her story and the introduction process to the rest of the rhino herd, as Kipenzi sniffs out the new arrivals or enjoys a mud bath courtesy of her Keeper.

As part of the experience you will also enjoy a tour through the Savannah with an experienced guide, learning about the Zoo's mixed herds of Southern White Rhinoceros, Zebra, Ostrich and Giraffe.

This is a limited opportunity to see Kipenzi up close before she moves out onto the Savannah and to chat to the Keepers who care for her.

It is expected that the encounter will be available on selected Saturdays from 16 November - 28 December, but dates are subject to change.

Please note that because Kipenzi is beginning her transition to the herd, touching will not be permitted.

*Bookings will be open from Friday 8 November