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Watch: Zoo's baby Bactrian camel takes first steps

Photo from the Cincinnati Zoo's YouTube page Photo from the Cincinnati Zoo's YouTube page
Photo from the Cincinnati Zoo's YouTube page Photo from the Cincinnati Zoo's YouTube page
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Congratulations to the Cincinnati Zoo!

Sarrai, the zoo's Bactrian camel, delivered her calf on Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m.

The new calf will have an older brother. Sarrai last gave birth to her first calf, a boy, on April 23, 2012.

The Cincinnati Zoo has not released the sex of their newborn yet. The Zoo states that more photos and videos will be released on Wednesday. 

According to the Zoo's website, the Bactrian camel is a desert camel and can survive without drinking water for up to ten months.

The zoo released a YouTube video of the baby taking his first step. You can watch the video here.

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