Pittsburgh Zoo Unveils Premature Baby Elephant

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium welcome a new baby elephant. The newborn arrived a month sooner than expected.

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The young elephant was born at the zoo's International Conservation Center in May, but it wasn't unveiled to the public until June 6th.
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A full-term baby elephant usually ranges from 207 to 280 pounds.
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The female calf was born premature at 180 pounds (84 kilograms).
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The zoo will continue to monitor the baby elephant as it adjusts to life.
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Born to Seeni, a 21-year old elephant, she joins three others that originated in Botswana.
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The zoo is currently waiting to see how the calf adjusts to the zoo's herd before naming it.
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The newest member of the Pittsburgh Zoo will continue to adjust into its new habitat before the public gets a glimpse.
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