Dia Mirza Gets a Baby Rhino Named After Her, Asks Fans to Support Wildlife Conservation
Dia Mirza has a baby rhino named after her. (Photo Credits: Dia Mirza/Instagram)

Dia Mirza, who is the UN Goodwill Ambassador for Environment, recently had a baby rhino born at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, named after her. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a non-profit wildlife conservancy in Central Kenya's Laikipia County. Dia Mirza who was last seen as playing Maanyata Dutt in the movie Sanju is definitely over the moon and took to her social media account to share the news with her fans.

Previously, the environmental crusader Dia had adopted and named two leopard cubs Ashoka and Nakshatra from the Lucknow Zoo after being requested by the zoo authorities to do so as the mother of the cubs was also named Dia.

Dia Mirza's Post Announcing the News About the Baby Rhino

I want to thank Hamid Hussain and Muhammad Yaqoob and the entire team at #OlPejetaConservancy including Richard, Sarah and Elodie for naming this amazing #Rhino baby after me! Please support Hamid and Richard in their mission in helping save and conserve wildlife. Do visit Ol Pejeta Conservancy and stay at the amazing Serena Sweetwaters property there. Every visitor there contributes to helping save wildlife. And you can meet the newly named baby rhino, Dia Mirza there ❤️ Click a picture of her and tag me and you can win a chance for another holiday with @airarabiagroup!!! Lets do our bit and help save our amazing wildlife! #WildForLife #SaveRhinos #ForeverWild #BornFree #TravelWithDee @hamid.a.hussain @exceedentertainment @magicalskiesltd

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In her post, Dia thanked the team at Ol Pejeta Conservancy to name the baby rhino after her. She also requested her fans in helping save and conserve wildlife. In March, when the last male northern white rhino Sudan passed away, Dia had posted a heartfelt message for the rhino along with other Bollywood celebrities. The 45-year-old rhino died due to age-related complications that led to degenerative changes in muscles and bones that were combines with extensive skin wounds.