Tulsa Zoo Announces White Rhino Calf Name TULSA, Okla. (Dec. 07, 2021) – Tulsa Zoo announced Hodari, which is pronounced Ha-Dar-ee, as the name of the newly born male white rhino calf. Hodari is a Swahili name meaning brave or courageous. The name was selected by the trustees of Chapman Foundations Management, LLC whose donation made the Mary K. Chapman Rhino Reserve possible. Hodari is the first white rhino calf to be born at the Tulsa Zoo. He was born on Nov. 07, 2021, at 12:24 p.m. and weighed 127 pounds. He was taking his first steps within an hour and nursing after two hours, both healthy signs.