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welcome athena! adorable foal boosts zebra population

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welcome athena! adorable foal boosts zebra population

an adorable new arrival has helped boost the population of a rare species of zebra.hartmann’s mountain zebra, athena, was born on 5 march at virginia zoo in the united states.athena is the fourth filly for mother abby, 16, and third for her father, seven-year-old zack.at birth she weighed 80lbs and stood at approximately three-feet-tall (9hh).keepers picked “athena” based on the zoo’s tradition of choosing a name using the first initial of the mother’s name.“abby is a great, experienced mum and is taking good care of baby athena,” said dr colleen clabbers, the zoo’s vet.mother and foal are being kept behind the scenes at the zoo during the cooler weather, but are planned to be moved into areas where the public can see them in...