ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque BioPark is getting closer to naming its new baby hippo. The female Nile hippopotamus was born to parents Karen and Moe last month. The BioPark turned to the community for help coming up with a name and received more than 2,600 suggestions.
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Now, the hippo care staff is picking out the top submissions which the public will get a chance to vote on as part of a donation drive for the BioPark Society.