PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The newest addition at the Philadelphia Zoo now has a name. An adorable little sloth bear cub was born at the zoo in December and has been named Keematee.
The zoo revealed the sloth bear cub’s name after the name won an online poll.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
HAPPY FRIYAY! Now, please meet our newly-named bear cub, Keematee! Thank you so much to the nearly 200,000 of you who voted to help us name our baby sloth bear. The word "keematee" means precious in Hindi— and our cub certainly exemplifies his new name! pic.twitter.com/utcfNBfXqB
— phillyzoo (@phillyzoo) April 24, 2020READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
The name is Hindi for precious but it’s not gender-specific.MORE NEWS: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
Zookeepers still don’t know if Keematee is a boy or girl.