Centennial Throwback: When Sally Met Barney

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Sally made an imprint on history by being the Zoo’s first black rhino, as well as the first rhino of any type in a zoo. Her flirtatious personality was a surprise to her keepers, but it wasn’t until she met Barney in 1954 that her real rhino affection began to flourish. Black rhinos were known for their temper, but the sweet nuzzling and kind gestures between Sally and Barney showed a softer side.

Learn about Sally and Barney HERE.

Centennial Throwback: When Sally Met Barney Centennial Throwback: When Sally Met Barney

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