Dai Nam zoological park in the southern province of Binh Duong has welcomed a newborn African zebra, marking a good start for the Year of the Horse.

According to Duong Thanh Phi, the manager of the zoo, the 10 kilogramme female foal was born at the park on February 5 and it drew special attention from visitors.

The zoo manager also said the zoo had initially imported two pairs of zebra from Africa and they have to date given birth to three foals.

Phi said that the African zebras and other wild animals like giraffe, hippo, and antelope adapt well to living conditions in Binh Duong where the sun is shining all year round and grass is abundant.

On January 2, a baby South African giraffe was also born at the park.-VNA