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Twycross Zoo prepares to welcome baby elephant

The head and trunk can be seen on the ultrasound picture
The head and trunk can be seen on the ultrasound picture


2012-02-17 - Twycross, United Kingdom
Twycross Zoo is preparing to welcome its newest addition with one of its elephants nearly ready to give birth. First-time mother Tara, a 13-year-old Asian elephant at the zoo, is being monitored with video cameras around the clock and being kept extra warm at night, ready for the special delivery. As the scan on this page shows, the elephant´s calf is fully formed and could be delivered any day now. All the keepers are prepared.



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