Fiona the baby hippo is teething

Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 7:00 AM

A premature hippo born 6 weeks early took it's first walk at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend.

Fiona, the premature baby hippo born at Cincinnati Zoo last month, is now teething.

Fiona has gained strength and is bottle feeding, according to the Cincinnati Zoo’s Facebook Page. She’s able to stand and walk on her own, and has graduated to a “big kid” pool.

Her animal care team is providing gum pain relief with topical numbing solution frozen cloths to help with teething discomfort, according to the zoo. 

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