“It’s a girl!”: BioPark asks for help naming baby hippo

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Zookeepers have finally been able to determine the sex of the hippo born at the BioPark back on July 19. Staff was keeping their distance so mother and baby could bond.


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Thursday, they posted the news, saying they are 99% sure it’s a girl. Since the baby is thriving and healthy, veternarians will not need a closer look.

The BioPark Society is looking for the public’s help naming her. They plan to post details on the naming contest on Friday.

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