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Baby grey seal born at Brookfield Zoo

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  • This Thursday, photo provided by the Chicago Zoological Society shows a baby grey seal that was born Wednesday, with his mother, 10-year-old Lily, at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. Zoo officials say the pup is the first of its species to be born at the zoo. He weighed 25 pounds.

      This Thursday, photo provided by the Chicago Zoological Society shows a baby grey seal that was born Wednesday, with his mother, 10-year-old Lily, at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. Zoo officials say the pup is the first of its species to be born at the zoo. He weighed 25 pounds.
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BROOKFIELD -- A baby seal is the first birth of the year at suburban Chicago's Brookfield Zoo.

The Chicago Zoological Society said Friday that the male grey seal pup was born 7 a.m. on New Year's Day. His mother is 10-year-old Lily and the pair will be off exhibit for several weeks.

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Zoo officials say the pup is the first of its species to be born at Brookfield Zoo. He weighed 25 pounds. Zoo staff he will triple or quadruple that weight in the next month.

Brookfield Zoo now has six grey seals.

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