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.

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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.

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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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