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Columbus Zoo unveils newest animal: a baby bobcat

(Courtesy: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- The Columbus Zoo shared its newest inhabitant, which happens to be one of its smallest: a bobcat cub.

Timmy, a two-and-a-half-week-old, was seen getting some extra hands-on care after zoo staff diagnosed him with pneumonia.

The zoo said he came to the zoo from another facility given his need for additional care, especially since the immune systems for young animals are much more susceptible.

One of his care providers said he'll be bottle-fed up to five times a day until he's big enough to start eating meat on his own.

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