The Lansing Lugnuts are proud to announce and introduce, by popular demand, the Lansing Black Rhinos "Jaali" T-shirt! The 'Nuts plan on wearing special Black Rhinos jerseys in 2021 during a home game or two, but you can get your hands on this special, limited quantity t-shirt now and to help celebrate Jaali's 1st birthday! This 100% cotton t-shirt features the Lansing Black Rhinos logo on the front and Jaali with the #19 on the back.
50% of ALL Proceeds from the sale of each "Jaali" T-shirt will donated directly to Potter Park Zoo to assist their Animal Health Program! Help us support our great local zoo during these unprecedented times with the purchase of this very cool T-shirt!
The first order of T-shirts sold out in 4 days so don't miss out on this second opportunity! Hundreds of dollars was raised for the zoo, help up add to that total!
Jaali (pronounced jolly) was born on December 24th, 2019 and is the zoo's first black rhino calf in its 100-year history. Jaali means "powerful" in Swahili and is one of just over 50 eastern black rhinos in zoos accredited by the Association of Zoo and Aquariums.
Black Rhinos are critically endangered and are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal poaching and loss of habit as now roughly 500 individual black rhinos are alive in the wild today.
Happy New Year from everyone at the Lansing Lugnuts and Potter Park Zoo!