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Caring for a Preemie Baby Hippo - First Weeks with Fiona

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 02.13.2017 | Green
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

by Wendy Rice, Head Keeper, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Africa Department It wasn't long ago that we shared the news of our ultrasound succes...

Cincinnati Zoo's Premature Baby Hippo Takes Wobbly First Steps

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 02.05.2017 | Science
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

After a few shaky days, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's premature baby hippo, Fiona, took her wobbly first steps in the wee hours of Sunday morni...

Animal Care Team Working Around the Clock to Nurse Premature Baby Hippo to Health at the Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 01.26.2017 | Science
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's two-day-old baby hippo, born six weeks early, is hanging in there.  Her care team continues to give her 24-hour a...

World's First Ultrasound Image of a Nile Hippo in the Womb Confirms that Cincinnati Zoo's Hippo Bibi is Expecting!

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 01.09.2017 | Science
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is kicking off 2017 with some big news! Zoo scientists and animal staff captured the first ever ultrasound imag...

Here's Proof That There's Nothing Cuter Than A Baby Hippo Learning To Swim

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green

Baby pygmy hippo Obi might only be 3 weeks old, but he sure is getting the hang of this whole swimming thing. Obi and his mom, Petre, ventured into...

RIP Harry The Pygmy Hippo

Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

The Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn, South Africa has announced that Prince Harry, the adorable baby pygmy hippo that became an Internet star after...

Harry The Pygmy Hippo Kisses Caregiver, Is Generally Adorable

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

This week, the Cango Wildlife Ranch in South Africa welcomed a royal newborn -- Prince Harry, the pygmy hippo, according to the South Africa Star. ...

Lots And Lots Of Cute Baby Animal Pictures

Posted 01.02.2012 | Weird News


PHOTOS: This Week's Best In Animals -- Baby Orangutans, Newborn Gorilla, Two-Headed Calf & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's the week of baby primates - baby orangutans, baby gorillas, and... more baby orangutans! Plus, we have pics of the adult gorilla who walks uprigh...

PHOTOS: Cute Baby Animals Swimming

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Everybody should learn how to swim, even our furry friends in the animal kingdom! While we've got some pictures you would expect like whales and dol...

PHOTOS: This Week's Best In Animals -- Baby Monkey Riding Baby Boar, Jaguar Cubs, Baby Tigers & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Think baby animals are cute? Well it doesn't get much cuter than a baby monkey, Miwa, riding a baby boar, Uribo. The two struck up their attention-g...

WATCH: TINY Rare Baby Pygmy Hippo

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This video from CBS News shows an adorable and rare baby pygmy hippopotamus that was recently born at Wroclaw Zoo in Poland. The baby was 11 pounds...

Baby Pygmy Hippo Goes On Display (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A rare pygmy hippo, born at a zoo in Hampshire, England, was on public display for the first time on Monday. "The newborn, who hasn't been named, yet ...