In this photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Fiona, a baby Nile hippopotamus, born prematurely Jan. 24, 2017, swims outside for the first time with her father Henry, right, as her mother Bibi, left, watches in the pool of the zoo’s Hippo Cove exhibit Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Cincinnati. Zoo officials say Henry joined Bibi and Fiona before the zoo’s public visiting hours Tuesday in their first supervised visit together as a trio. (Credit: Michelle Curley/Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden via AP)
CINCINNATI — And Daddy makes three.
The father of the Cincinnati Zoo’s popular baby hippo Fiona has joined her and mother Bibi in their first time together as a trio.
Zoo officials say Fiona, Bibi and Henry were united in the Hippo Cove outdoor pool Tuesday morning before the zoo opened. They say the supervised visit of about an hour went well, with Bibi properly reacting protectively.
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