Two Grevy's zebras born at Disney's Animal Kingdom

May 03, 2018 in "Disney's Animal Kingdom"

Posted: Thursday May 3, 2018 1:44pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney's Animal Kingdom is celebrating the birth of two female Grevy's zebra foals.

The first foal was born April 26 to Layee, and the second was born May 1 to Zuri. Currently, the foals are nursing and bonding with their moms backstage. All will join the herd on Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail overlook soon.

Originating from Africa, Grevy’s zebras are the most endangered species of zebra, with approximately 2,500 in the world.

You can learn more about zebras and Disney’s efforts to reverse the decline of at-risk animals in the wild by visiting DisneyAnimals.com.

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EricsBiscuitMay 10, 2018

Maybe they'll stay with a Roman Emporer theme and go with Marcus Aurelius and Tiberius

Goofnut1980May 09, 2018

So if they give them all an earring, is it considered be-dazzled? :hilarious::hilarious::hilarious:

I am TimmyMay 04, 2018

This is the best news! I can't wait to find out what they will name the new babes, and hope they will be out by my Dec. trip. We were already excited about the new hippo and tigers, and now this! Baby animals are all over the place! I just love Disney animal news.

Walt dMay 03, 2018

Which one has the spot on it of ears like minnie moo, did? Come on it’s Disney World ...

Coaster LoverMay 03, 2018

But is it pronounced "zee-bra" or "zeh-bra" ?

larryzMay 03, 2018

When I first saw this, I figured it was written by a lion -- I saw "Two Gravys Zebras..."

Nick PappagiorgioMay 03, 2018

That's how I read @wdwmagic 's headline.

Captain BarbossaMay 03, 2018

Ok, so I'm a little confused. Are both of the foals female?

tissandtullyMay 03, 2018

So cute. I love seeing the baby animals at AKL, the little giraffes and zebras especially.

neoshinokMay 03, 2018

A herd of zebras is called a dazzle! *Learned on Kilimanjaro Safari