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Baby dolphin's first public appearance

Oct. 18, 2011 at 10:57 AM ET

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New born dolphin, Doerrte, swims with its mother Delphi at the Duisburg Zoo in Germany on Oct. 17.

Wilkommen (that's German for "welcome"), baby dolphin Doerrte!

Germany's Duisburg Zoo welcomed the little bottlenose dolphin, one of three dolphin babies born to different mothers at the zoo last month.

Doerrte seemed to be most outgoing, while the others preferred to take their first public swims in the background.  

Mother Delphi was also born at the Duisburg Zoo, Europe's biggest dolphinarium.

See video of the new babies, here.

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