Hippo Fiona and Mother Bibi have a play day
They say having kids keeps one young at heart. That seems to be the case for Fiona the plucky hippo, whose love for fun and frolic has rubbed off on mother Bibi. Take a look at the pair, nicknamed BiFi by the Cincinnati Zoo, as they enjoy a mother/daughter day.
Submitterated by Lois M. and Gigi The cat lady. (By the way, father Henry had a small health problem recently, including loss of appetite, but the zoo says he’s eating again and getting better.)
The word “hippopotamus” comes from the Greek for “water horse,” so what could be a better treat for a water horse than watermelon? Well, maybe “water oats,” but that’s not a real thing so just enjoy Fiona take a few tentative nibbles on mama Bibi’s watermelon snack.
A tasty treat from Gigi the cat lady.
Now that she’s growing up strong and getting used to her family, baby Fiona is turning into a bit of a brat. Mama Bibi just wants to enjoy a meal in peace, but her darling daughter wants attention — and throws a head-waggling tantrum to get it.
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Meet a daring dentist with a toothsome task: Giving this giant hippopotamus his dental checkup. Of course, like any smart dentist, he gives a treat at the end of the session to make it all worthwhile.
And all I ever got was a lollipop, Cheryl S.