Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content

Toronto Zoo Zebra Foal is Ready for a Name

Posted By : The Animal Facts Editorial Team

Date: December 15, 2020 10:23 pm

toronto zoo zebra foal

The Grevy's zebra foal at the Toronto Zoo

Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo is looking for your help to decide the name for their latest arrival, a male Grevy’s zebra foal. The foal arrived on the morning of Tuesday December 1st 2020.


Currently the foal is referred to as #BBZeeBee.

The potential names for the zebra foal at the Toronto Zoo

Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo

Keepers want you to channel the force and, in keeping with their naming tradition, help select a Star Wars inspired name for the foal. They have selected four names which you can vote on – Anakin, Aryn, Ben and Poe. Voting is open from Tuesday, December 15, 2020 through Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm


Cast your vote here – Toronto Zoo Zebra Naming Poll


This name will follow in the tradition of previous foals which have been named – Luke, Leia, Rey and Obi.


The foal has been born as part of the Grevy's Zebra Species Survival Plan (SSP) and helps to increase the representation of father, Jakes genetics in the captive zebra population. This is the fourth foal for mother Tori and the fifth for Jake.

— AD —

Grevy’s zebra are listed as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. They are threatened by habitat loss, competition with livestock and poaching.


Toronto Zoo support the species survival plan for this species and contribute to conservation work which assists this species in the wild.

The Grevy's zebra foal at the Toronto Zoo

Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo

Learn more about zebras here – Zebra | The Animal Facts

Learn more about Toronto Zoo on their website – Toronto Zoo

Most Popular Animal this Week


Credit: Under License

Redbubble Store.

AD

Baby Animals at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Baby Animals Ready to Greet Colombus Zoo Guests 

Red-Necked Wallaby Joey Marwell Zoo

Red-Necked Wallaby Joeys Pop Out the Pouch at Marwell Zoo 

African Lion Cubs Monarto Safari Park

Monarto Safari Park Lion Cubs Roar on to Exhibit 

We're Social. Follow Us

We share awesome animal content daily

Featured Animal

little penguin
Share via
Copy link