Baby elephant has a name -- Kenzi
The St. Louis Zoo has announced that Kenzi beat out June, Mya and Zoe for the name of the new baby elephant born June 24. The not-so-small bundle of joy is the daughter of Rani and Raja. At four days old, the baby weighed 297 pounds and stood 39 inches tall.
Of the 128,821 votes cast, Kenzi won with 69,406. According to the Zoo, Kenzi means "my treasure." Neither mother nor baby has been out in River's Edge area since the birth. (Photos by Katie Pilgram | St. Louis Zoo)
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