CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Fiona, the Cincinnati Zoo's beloved premature hippo, hit a 40 pound benchmark.
The Nile hippo was born six weeks early. She is receiving 24/7 care from zoo staff but has made consistent healthy progress.
Zoo officials hope to have Fiona living outside in Hippo Cove with her parents by the spring.
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