Posts Tagged ‘Baby hippos’

From The Times of India, an announcement of the birth of a new hippo. Indore zoo gets another member Kundan Pandey, TNN Sep 1, 2011, 08.44am IST INDORE: Indoreans will get to see more pachyderms-hippopotamus– with the birth of a calf in the Kamla Nehru Zoo in Indore on Wednesday. A 10-year-old hippopotamus, Nanda, gave […]

On November 26th, the Basel Zoo in Switzerland was happy to welcome a new baby hippo to its roster. Parents Helvetia and Wilhelm are guarding their infant closely and have refused to allow zoo staff near their precious new baby to determine its sex. So staffers are following the baby around trying to peer at […]

Imani is a female hippo born on May 11th 2007 at Antwerp Zoo (Belgium). Her Mom is Hermien and Dad is Heini. Imani means “faith” in Swahili. Check out this video of her. She has the cutest little white feet!

Marwell Zoo in the UK welcomes little baby hippo Lola to their welcoming home. Here are a couple of YouTube videos of her: Here’s a great article on little Lola: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1092810/Pictured-The-rare-baby-hippo-taking-wobbly-steps-watchful-eye-mother.html. And a link to the zoo website: http://www.marwell.org.uk/Lolaname.asp

Hippo fans across the world celebrate the birth of baby hippo Paula at the Berlin Zoo. 33-year-old mom Kathi is doing well after the birth of her second hippo calf at the end of November. Here is a link to an article about the birth with great pictures and video: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1096345/VIDEO-Big-mamma-hippo-shows-adorable-new-calf-Paula-taking-swim.html. And a video from […]

Okay, put this baby pygmy hippo on my Christmas list. Her name is Monifa (meaning ‘I am lucky’ in Nigerian) and she is a cute little bundle of joy. She had a difficult birth and her weak state and subsequent rejection by her mother prompted zoo caretakers to hand raise her. Here is her debut […]