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Fiona, a prematurely born hippopotamus at Cincinnati Zoo

World | Associated Press | May 3, 2017, 6:24 pm
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In this April 12, 2017 photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Fiona a prematurely born hippopotamus, swims in her quarantine enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Cincinnati. Millions have seen her on video, thousands have bought 'Team Fiona' T-shirts and thousands more have chomped on Fiona-themed cookies. The public embrace of the Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippopotamus has helped ease the months of backlash over the death of the zoo's gorilla Harambe. (Image: AP)

In this April 12, 2017 photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Fiona a prematurely born hippopotamus, swims in her quarantine enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Cincinnati. Millions have seen her on video, thousands have bought 'Team Fiona' T-shirts and thousands more have chomped on Fiona-themed cookies. The public embrace of the Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippopotamus has helped ease the months of backlash over the death of the zoo's gorilla Harambe. (Image: AP)

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In this March 28, 2017 photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Fiona a prematurely born hippopotamus, rests in her quarantine enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Cincinnati. (Image: AP)

In this March 28, 2017 photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Fiona a prematurely born hippopotamus, rests in her quarantine enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Cincinnati. (Image: AP)

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, Bibi, a pregnant Nile hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, reaches for lettuce leaves in her Hippo Cove exhibit enclosure in Cincinnati. Bibi delivered her offspring, named Fiona, six-weeks prematurely on Jan. 24. The baby hippo was quickly placed under intensive care by zookeepers who scrambled to keep her alive. (Image: AP)

In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, Bibi, a pregnant Nile hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, reaches for lettuce leaves in her Hippo Cove exhibit enclosure in Cincinnati. Bibi delivered her offspring, named Fiona, six-weeks prematurely on Jan. 24. The baby hippo was quickly placed under intensive care by zookeepers who scrambled to keep her alive. (Image: AP)

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In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo, children play on a statue of a hippopotamus outside the Hippo Cove exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, in Cincinnati. (Image: AP)

In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo, children play on a statue of a hippopotamus outside the Hippo Cove exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, in Cincinnati. (Image: AP)

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In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo, visitors read a sign depicting Fiona, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens' new baby hippopotamus, as they pass through the Hippo Cove exhibit, in Cincinnati. (Image: AP)

In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo, visitors read a sign depicting Fiona, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens' new baby hippopotamus, as they pass through the Hippo Cove exhibit, in Cincinnati. (Image: AP)