At 29 pounds, 25 pounds lighter than the lowest recorded birth weight for her species, a female hippo was born at the Cincinnati Zoo. She made an early arrival after her mom, 17-year-old Bibi, gave birth early Tuesday six weeks prematurely. The calf wasn't expected until March and wasn't strong enough to stand and nurse from her Nile hippo mom, so she is now receiving critical care. Bibi became the first hippo ever to receive an ultrasound in January.
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