Cincinnati zoo

Hippos can get hungry. Very hungry. So when zoos shut their doors to the public because of the coronavirus, zookeepers keep showing up to work to make sure everyone is fed.

Jenna Wingate feeds Fiona, the Cincinnati Zoo's 3-year-old, 1,300-pound hippo. Fiona was born premature, and Wingate has been looking after her since two hours after she was born.

Updated: 3:44 p.m.

When you're the darling of Cincinnati a simple sheet cake just won't do. Fiona the hippo turns three on Friday and she celebrated a day early with a tiered confection combining all her favorite treats.

A white lion famously donated to the Cincinnati Zoo by magicians Siegfried & Roy has died. The zoo says the lion named "Prosperity" was "humanely euthanized" Monday.

The Cincinnati Zoo says it is progressing methodically as it re-integrates a gorilla that spent the last nearly 30 years in California.

Updated Aug. 15, 2019

The Cincinnati Zoo says its baby cheetah, "Kris," will soon have a new companion. In a tweet, the zoo says it has adopted a scruffy brown puppy to grow up with the cheetah cub.

The gorilla at the center of a heated court battle is making his first forays into his new habitat in Cincinnati.

Oh Fiona, What Big Tusks You Have!

Jun 26, 2019

Cincinnati's princess is turning into a queen. "Fiona" the hippo's tusks are starting to grow in.

The gorilla at the center of a dispute between the Cincinnati Zoo and the California-based The Gorilla Foundation is back in the Queen City. Ndume is a 37-year-old silverback. 

The Cincinnati Zoo will retest its elephants for a potentially deadly virus following the deaths of two African elephants at the Indianapolis Zoo in March.

A federal judge in California is ruling a gorilla named "Ndume" should be returned to the Cincinnati Zoo no later than June 30.

Students returned to South Avondale School Friday, after a raccoon incursion this week. CPS officials ordered the school closed Wednesday until the raccoon could be caught and the school cleaned up.

A target date is set for when a gorilla named "Ndume" will be transferred back to the Cincinnati Zoo.

A federal judge in California is ordering a 37-year-old gorilla named "Ndume" be returned to the Cincinnati Zoo.

The Queen of Cincinnati celebrates her second birthday this Jan. 24. We're talking about Fiona the hippo, of course.

The Cincinnati Zoo is moving ahead with its lawsuit seeking the return of a 37-year-old gorilla from The Gorilla Foundation in California. The zoo filed additional court documents late Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.

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