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POSTED: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 7:14am

Zoo expecting a new baby elephant any day now

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an Asian elephant at the Houston Zoo is due to give birth to a baby boy any day now.

Shanti has been on birth watch since before Thanksgiving with what will be her fourth calf. Zoo officials are keeping quiet on his name.

The 24-year-old expectant mother's companion, Thai, an Asian bull elephant at the zoo, is the father of all of Shanti's children. He is 49 years old.

To read more: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Houston-Zoo-expecting-a-new-baby-elephant-any-day-5204225.php?cmpid=hpfc
 

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