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Baby elephant at Tampa zoo now has a name

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The new baby elephant born at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo about 3 weeks ago now has a name, according to the zoo's Facebook page.

The baby Mavi was born from mother Matjeka. She has an older sister Mpumi. This is a third elephant born at the zoo in 25 years.

Related story: 08/06/2013 New baby elephant at Lowry Park Zoo

Mavi's mother chose the baby's name on Monday. Matjeka picked that name from two options, which the zookeepers spelled out in carrots near haystacks topped with producer.

"Mavi" means "voices" in Swati.




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