Updated with photos of new calf & naming information May 6:
The St. Louis Zoo has announced that the elephant has been named Priya (pronounced Pree-yah) after 53,692 votes from the public were counted.
The name means "dear" or "beloved" and received just over 29 percent of the votes. The runner-up name was "Willow."
Original story from April 27:
Late Friday night the St. Louis Zoo's 42-year-old Asian elephant, Ellie, gave birth to a female calf. With the new addition the zoo’s elephant herd now grows to ten.