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Aurora! Como Zoo baby zebra named after women's soccer team

Aurora was born on May 24 and is currently available for sponsorship, according to zoo officials.
Credit: Como Zoo

ST PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Aurora may have a new unofficial mascot.

The Como Zoo announced that its newest baby zebra is named "Aurora" after 50% of Como Quest attendees voted to name the female zebra for the state's first community-owned, pre-professional women's soccer team. People who attended Como Quest, which was held June 4-5, had the opportunity to vote on three name options. Aurora received 50% of the vote, and Subira and Izara each got 25%. 

Aurora was born on May 24 and is currently available for sponsorship, according to zoo officials.

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