BioPark announces baby hippo’s name

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The name of the BioPark’s new baby hippo has been revealed. People could choose between Layla, Matilda, Magdalena, and Sienna.


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The winner of the contest was Matilda. The BioPark took donations in exchange for a vote and raised more than $22,000. All of that money will go to the hippo family.

The hippo is putting on a pound and a half per day and weighs more than 170 pounds.

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