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At the Cincinnati Zoo, Fiona the hippopotamus picked Philadelphia by eating greens out of an Eagles box.
By Elaina Zachos PUBLISHED December 19, 2017 Ah, the majestic hippopotamus.
Peevey was there to welcome the Nile hippopotamus Mathilda to the zoo, making her own Christmas wish come true, according to KFOR.
The beloved Nile hippopotamus, who turns 1 on Jan. 24, celebrated her first holiday season as seen in The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden’s new episode of The Fiona Show released on Thursday.
The problem is with the green top, which looks like a hat on the steps with a hippopotamus face.
The Enquirer/Liz Dufour After 36 long, happy years, Henry the hippopotamus died Tuesday following complications brought on by an infection, according to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.
Uncle Sam, a ninja, Toy Story’s Woody and a ballerina hippopotamus also joined the Panthers group along with team mascot Sir Purr.
There is a hippopotamus, a microbe, and a whole series of disembodied hairlines.
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