Things We Saw Today: Fiona the Hippo Reunites With Both Her Parents

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Fiona the hippo from the Cincinnati Zoo has gained a significant fan following on social media, as the Zoo generously posts updates about her development and favorite things to do at the zoo. Today, they shared this clip of Fiona reuniting with both her parents, Bibi and Henry, for the first time. “Fiona has been exploring the outdoor habitat with her mom for several weeks and has had contact with Henry inside, but today was the first time that the three hippos have been together,” writes the update. “Bibi was protective of Fiona and gave Henry cues about how to interact appropriately with the little one.”

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That’s what we saw today! What did you see?

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