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Bouncing Zoo Babies of 2010

December Elephant Calf


(Image credit: Hannover Zoo)

On Dec. 9, this little elephant calf broke a world record she was the fifth baby Asian elephant born at one zoo in a single year. The Hannover Zoo, where she was born, has a lot of baby elephants on their hands!

The "little" girl, who will remain in doors due to the cold weather, weighs 290 pounds (132 kg) and was 39 inches (99 cm) in height.

The other four baby elephants - Saphira, Nuka, Felix and Dinkar were born on May 7 and 11, July 25 and August 6, 2010.

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