Daily Court Reporter - News Hippo baby arrives six weeks early – Cincinnati Zoo staff providing critical care
Hippo baby arrives six weeks early – Cincinnati Zoo staff providing critical care
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Seventeen-year-old hippo Bibi gave birth early morning, January 24, 2017, to the first Nile hippo born at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in 75 years. The calf, a female, was not expected until March and is receiving critical care from vet and nursery staff since the premature baby was not able to stand to nurse from mom.
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Date Published: February 3, 2017