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Anna the Grevy's zebra pregnant at Reid Park Zoo, foal due this spring

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 17:23:54-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Anna the Grevy's zebra at Reid Park Zoo is expected to give birth this spring.

According to the announcement made Thursday, it has been 8 years since a zebra gave birth at Tucson's zoo.

Grevy's zebras are currently on the endangered species list, Reid park said in a statement. Their population has decreased by 83 percent over the last 40 years.

"Anna will be a first-time mom, so staff will be monitoring carefully to be sure she tends the foal shortly after birth for important nutrients vital to its health," Reid Park said.

Reid Park will be providing updates on social media as the due date gets closer.