Lincoln Park Zoo's baby camel named Alexander Camelton

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Chicago Zoo Names Baby Camel 'Alexander Camelton'

CHICAGO (WGN) -- Tickets for the hit musical "Hamilton" are selling fast, so fans can now go see the next best thing: "Alexander Camelton."

That's the name of the Lincoln Park Zoo's new baby camel.

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The zoo announced Camelton's name in a Facebook post over the weekend, and it has received more than 2,000 likes and 1,000 shares.

"The little one has been named Alexander Camelton by his caregivers...a nod to the Founding Father and the hit musical!" the post says.

Camelton's naming is perfectly timed as "Hamilton" will be in Chicago this September.

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