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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Zoo has a new celebrity with the birth of a baby elephant.
The zoo says the female African elephant was born Wednesday and weighed 238 pounds. Zoo officials say the baby elephant has started nursing with the help of a step stool because her mother, Kubwa, is so tall.
The zoo says Kubwa is the first African elephant in the world to have three calves via artificial insemination.
Zoo spokeswoman Judy Gagen tells The Indianapolis Star that the new baby elephant is the