Christopher Bijalba—Lincoln Park Zoo
By Ali Gostanian / NBC News
June 7, 2016

A Chicago zoo celebrated International Ungulate Day and the upcoming Tony Awards with a creative name for its newly born Bactrian camel.

The Lincoln Zoo announced over the weekend that the baby calf was named “Alexander Camelton” — a nod to founding father Alexander Hamilton and the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” which picked up a record-breaking 16 Tony nominations.

“Hamilton” creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda seemed to appreciate the tribute, tweeting a surprised face and camel emoji in response to the punny name.

Little Camelton, 4 feet tall and 81 pounds at his birth, made his official debut…

Read the rest of the story from our partners at NBC News

 

SPONSORED FINANCIAL CONTENT

You May Like

EDIT POST