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Meet Duncan — The New Baby Elephant at the Houston Zoo

We learn about Duncan, the new baby elephant born this month at the Houston Zoo. Duncan was born around 2:15 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, to mother Shanti. He’s a 385-pound Asian elephant. This is Shanti’s fourth baby, zoo staffers say. Martina Stevens, the Houston Zoo’s elephant manager, describes the birth process and how Duncan’s adjusting […]

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We learn about Duncan, the new baby elephant born this month at the Houston Zoo.

Duncan was born around 2:15 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, to mother Shanti. He’s a 385-pound Asian elephant. This is Shanti’s fourth baby, zoo staffers say.

Martina Stevens, the Houston Zoo’s elephant manager, describes the birth process and how Duncan’s adjusting to life at the zoo.

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