PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium’s newest addition was named Monday morning.
Gov. Tom Corbett was in town to name the sea lion pup after a former Pittsburg mayor.READ MORE: Washington Man Killed In Late Night ATV Crash
The new sea lion pup will be named Sophie, in honor of Sophie Masloff.
According to a press release, the pup was born on June 10 and will be moving to the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C. with her mom, Callie, next spring.READ MORE: Local Communities, Police Departments To Celebrate National Night Out
Sophie is the third sea lion pup to be born at the zoo in the last three years.
Callie has been at the zoo since October of 2009 while a new habitat was being constructed in Washington, D.C.
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