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It's a girl! Fort Wayne Children's Zoo welcomes new resident

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

She's just a small bundle of fur, spindly legs and pert ears, but she's a most welcome addition at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.

The zoo on Tuesday shared a photo of its new sitatunga -- an antelope-like mammal native to parts of Africa.

Female sitatungas can grow to weigh as much as 125 pounds at maturity, which takes a year or two.

In the wild, they don't often live more than 10 years, but zoo sitatungas can live more than twice as long.

A sitatunga born in July 2016 was the first baby born at what was then the new African Journey portion of the zoo.

You'll have to wait a bit to meet this newest youngster. The zoo will open for the 2018 season on April 21.

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