A male elephant calf born on Friday bolsters the population of African elephants at the San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park to 12.The unnamed calf was born at 3:16 a.m. to Umngani (oom-gah-knee), a name that means "friend" in the SiSwati language. The mother and calf will be slowly introduced to the rest of the herd over the next several days. Keepers and researchers are monitoring the pair to ensure Umngani properly cares for the newborn and to gather important information about calf development.
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