Hip-hippo hooray: It is a boy!

The Cincinnati Zoo revealed on Aug. 8 that Fiona the Hippo‘s latest sibling—born final week—is a boy calf. In response to the advertising and marketing supervisor of the Cincinnati Zoo, Amy LaBarbara, it took a number of days after delivery for employees members to determine the intercourse, as they wished to provide mother, Bibi, the house and high quality time wanted together with her latest arrival.
“Bibi was doing such an incredible job being an incredible mother,” Amy mentioned on the As we speak present. “So, they actually did not need to intervene with that, they actually wished to allow them to bond.”
As for a way the newborn calf is doing after his first few days? “He is superb,” Amy shared. “He is so robust. Simply staying proper along with his mother and doing the whole lot we would like a child hippo to do. He is swimming and simply doing nice.”
And when you’re questioning about his title, employees members have not picked one out simply but, for the reason that zoo is encouraging the general public to ship in recommendations for consideration. So, sure, your title could possibly be the one they completely cannot reside with out.