Does she look like a Cai or a Priya? Maybe she is a Harper? The St. Louis Zoo can't decide what to name its baby elephant and it's asking patrons for help.
Ellie, one of the Zoo's Asian elephants, gave birth to a bouncing 250-pound baby girl at 10:57 p.m. Friday, April 26, according to the Zoo.
The Zoo has five names selected for the infant elephant and it is asking area residents to help choose which name is best suited for Ellie and Raja's new daughter. Patrons also chose Raja's name when he was born 20 years ago.
The five options are:
You can vote for your favorite name on the Zoo's web site, in person at any Zoo welcome desk or by mail. Mail a “Vote for the Baby Elephant Name” postcard with your name, address and your desired elephant name to:
Name the Baby Elephant
Saint Louis Zoo
#1 Government Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63110
The deadline to vote is Sunday, May 5. The winning name will be announced on May 6, 2013.
What would you call the new elephant at the St. Louis Zoo?