How to add the attribute tag "_blank" to make the cat link open on a new page

I keep getting an error message:
it tells me to add the attribute tag inside the (a) element but I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong**

    <h2>Cat Photos</h2>
    <!-- TODO: Add link to cat photos -->
    <p>Click here to view more <a href= ""_black"">cat photos</a>.</p>
    <img src="" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back.">
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Challenge: Step 13

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<a href= ""_black"">

The instructions say:

Add a target attribute with the value _blank to the anchor (a ) element’s opening tag, so that the link opens in a new tab.

It should be part of a new target attribute, but you’ve added it into the value for the src attribute. Leave that one alone, create a new target attribute and give it that value.

it should be

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yeah that’s right, i agree with you

Well i figured it out after you explained what i was doing wrong, his answer was just reassurance in the end. I do understand the benefit of finding the answer through trail and error. Thank you guys.