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Brookfield Zoo gets two new dolphins

<p>Tapeko, a 31-year-old dolphin, swims with her 8-week-old calf in a pool at the Brookfield Zoo | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media&nbsp;</p>

Tapeko, a 31-year-old dolphin, swims with her 8-week-old calf in a pool at the Brookfield Zoo | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media 

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Brookfield Zoo's two new dolphins are bringing hope after the death of a young dolphin a few months back, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Two of the most recent additions to the bottlenose dolphin exhibit at the Brookfield Zoo haven’t received their proper names yet.

Nonetheless, the male calves known thus far as S-13 and T-13, are the latest debutants to be feted by the Chicago Zoological Society, which runs the west suburban animal exhibition.

Churning through aquarium waters as TV crews and reporters looked-on Tuesday, the 6 and 8-week-old dolphins bring a dose of cheer to the zoo, which was reeling after a 1-week-old female calf died in August.

[Read more at the Chicago Sun-Times]

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