Here’s a fun way to join #TeamFiona. A portion of the proceeds from the #TeamFiona shirts and car magnets will help cover the cost of providing the level of support that our preemie needs. The campaigns end on March 10th so order yours today! Thank you!
One-month-old Fiona has outgrown two pools already! Now that her IV has been removed, vets have given her the okay to resume supervised pool time. Hippos don’t actually swim. They float and are able to hold their breath for long periods. Spending time in the pool will help Fiona build muscle and lung strength, keep her skin moist and let her act like a hippo! Her new pool, purchased with... View details ⇨
The baby boom continues at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! Eight-year-old okapi Kuvua gave birth to a healthy, sixty-pound baby boy last week and all is well in the okapi barn. For more information : [ Cincinnatizoo.org Link ]
Our Pic of the Week is from kgbohannon. Upload your Zoo photos to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #cincyzoopic to be considered next week. Now that the Zoo offers free WiFi sharing your pictures is easy!
Hippos can open their mouths to a massive 150 degrees. The large ‘yawn’ is usually interpreted as an aggressive behavior, but we think Fiona is just opening wide! Speaking of wide, she has gained a few pounds and is now up to 54. #TeamFiona
The three Malayan tiger cubs born two weeks ago are gaining weight, opening their eyes and getting feisty! They’re fed by nursery staff six times a day. One of the cubs, referred to as #1 until the cubs are given names, is receiving special care from a local chiropractor to help it keep up with the others. #fblive
A huge thank you to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for joining #TeamFiona! When premature baby hippo Fiona became dehydrated and in need of IV fluids, Zoo veterinary staff reached out to the Cincinnati Children’s nationally-renowned Vascular Access Team (VAT), and, like a good neighbor, they rushed over to help.