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The Care Of Baby Hippo Fiona And All The Animals At The Cincinnati Zoo

Fiona the hippo needed extensive medical attention after her premature birth. The internet sensation is now off of oxygen and eating on her own.
Fiona the hippo needed extensive medical attention after her premature birth. The internet sensation is now off of oxygen and eating on her own.

The extensive care provided to the Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo Fiona highlights the excellent medical attention the approximately 2,000 zoo animals receive. The zoo has its own veterinarian team, and when extra-ordinary treatment is needed, the zoo calls on local doctors and other medical providers for their expertise.

Joining us to discuss how the zoo works to keep all of its animals healthy is Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Director of Animal Health, Dr. Mark Campbell.

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