Birmingham Zoo Shows off Baby Greater Kudu

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Birmingham Zoo has a new resident.

She's a 40-pound female Greater Kudu named Kenya.

The Birmingham News reports she was born Tuesday and zoo officials say she appears to be healthy.

Zoo officials say the baby is on view to the public and nurses each day with her nine-year-old mother, Priscilla.

She will continue to nurse for about six months.

The new calf can be seen in the Africa area of the zoo.

She might be hard to see at times as she exhibits her natural behavior be hiding from other animals.

The Greater Kudu is a large deer-like animal that is native to Africa.

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