baby hippo is all smiles at cincinnati zoo after a record-breaking premature birth forced her to spend weeks in intensive care - outdoor enclosure
In these incredible photos, a cute little hippo was born for two months and is not expected to live and looks healthy and happy.
Female Mavs Fiona was born in prematurelyat at Cincinnati Zoo and needs to be very careful in the first few weeks.
She weighs only 29 lbs, 25 lbs less than the lowest ever birth weight of the Nile hippo, which makes her a record-breaking person from day one.
Although the staff initially feared that little Fiona would not survive, she is now becoming stronger and stronger.
The photo shows happy little hippo gushing out of the bottle, snoozing through a physical examination, and getting used to splashing water in the water.
Before she could get into the outdoor fence with her parents, she had increased her strength, but the staff said she had become strong.
A spokesman for the zoo said: "She has grown into a strong and fashionable hippo!
"She is now weighing more than 200 pounds and she already knows that all she has to do if she doesn't want to do is sit down.
"The Cincinnati Zoo is where the lovely gorilla Harambe was shot and killed there. On last May, the gorilla inHarambe was shot dead after a toddler fell into a fence.
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After a "cowardly and inhuman" attack at the National Zoo in El Salvador, lovdesipa Vass laughed.
Zoo director Vladimir henryz said at a news conference that the hippo was apparently covered with bruises and puncture wounds after being attacked by metal strips, knives and rocks.
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