ORLANDO, Fla. – The newest baby zebra at Disney's Animal Kingdom has been given a name, Disney World has announced.

What You Need To Know

  • Zebra born at Disney's Animal Kingdom in May gets a name

  • Animal keepers at the park have named the zebra Dash

  • Dash can now been seen on the savanna at Kilimanjaro Safaris

​Meet Dash, who can now be seen roaming around the savanna at Kilimanjaro Safaris.

Dash, a Hartmann's mountain zebra, was born at the theme park last month to mom Heidi. Some guests riding Kilimanjaro Safaris at the time were able to witness the birth.

According to Disney, the animal keepers at the park chose the name Dash because of the foal's "spunky spirit."

Dash's birth was part of the Species Survival Plan program, which is overseen by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.


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