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Dallas Zoo Announces Arrival Of Baby Zebra

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The Dallas Zoo is celebrating a first.

The zoo said on Twitter Tuesday, January 21, its first Hartmann's mountain zebra was born at the zoo on January 6.

The Dallas Zoo tweeted, "Say hello to the VERY FIRST Hartmann's mountain zebra born at the Dallas Zoo! This little guy was born January 6 to mom Keeya and dad Saba. Everyone is doing well, and our stripy baby was walking and nursing within one hour of his birth..."

The zoo announced on Tuesday, January 28 the zebra's name is Malawa, which means, flourishing.

The zoo said both mom and bay are doing well and continuing to bond behind the scenes.

No word on when Malawa will be available for public viewing.


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