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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
African elephant Christie, left, and her baby, Zuri, reside in their exhibit at Utah's Hogle Zoo on Thursday, May 31, 2012. German veterinary scientists artificially inseminated Christie last night.

SALT LAKE CITY — An elephant mom who resides with her baby at Hogle Zoo hopefully will have another one on the way.

German veterinary scientists artificially inseminated the zoo's African elephant Christie Wednesday night. Christie is the mother of Zuri.