Zookeepers undergo special training to learn how to care for animals. Most of the training consists of learning how to care for mothers.
Men knew the dangers and risks of approaching a baby. An adult zebra is a force of mass destruction, it weighs over 300 kg and has extremely powerful muscles and legs. One paw in the wrong place and the zookeepers will need help. When they approached the baby, the mother started to jump and walk towards them. They knew they had to keep their distance in order to avoid any conflict.