Cincinnati Zoo’s Star Hippo Is Getting A Book

Cincinnati Zoo’s Star Hippo Is Getting A Book

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Hip Hip Hooray for Fiona: the famous baby hippo whose journey has captured the hearts of the nation is getting her own book!   Cincinnati Zoo’s beloved baby hippo will be the focus of a book written by the zoo’s director Thane Maynard.    Fiona was six weeks premature and only 29 pounds when she was born, and is therefore the smallest hippo ever known to survive. She required twenty-four hour care in her first months, including bottle feeding and oxygen tubes.   Image Courtesy of Journal-News   The book, ‘Saving Fiona: Science, Social Media and the Story of a Baby Hippo,’ will contain with color photos …