Baby elk born on porch outside Payson home

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PAYSON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A mother elk gave birth on a woman's front porch in Payson. 

The woman, Suzy Tubbs-Avakian, sent us photos of the baby and mama elk. 

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She says the baby lay under her front porch for eight hours before getting up and nursing with its mother. 

Tubbs-Avakian has decided to name the baby elk 'Baby Payson.'

So cute! 

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