Asheboro Zoo

North Carolina Zoo wants help naming baby rhino.
N.C. Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is asking the the public to help name a baby rhino.

Zoo officials said in a statement Friday that the female rhino was born Feb. 24 to mom Linda and dad Stormy. The baby weighed about 80 to 90 pounds at birth. The zoo is asking the public to visit an online poll and rank four suggested names.

North Carolina Zoo
North Carolina Zoo

A worker died at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro Thursday morning.

In an announcement, the zoo said the fall happened during a workplace accident that did not involve animals.

N.C. Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo says a 46-year-old chimpanzee has died after 35 years as the dominant female of her group.