Walt Disney World Resort: Baby Nile Hippopotamus Born Last Month A Boy
By FOX 35 // February 22, 2018
Born January 13
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Walt Disney World Resort has announced that Disney’s Animal Kingdom has revealed news about a baby Nile hippopotamus born at the park on January 13th.
They say that roughly a dozen guests were able to experience a magical moment at the park’s Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction, as they were the first to learn that the hippo calf is a boy and named Augustus.
Augustus, weighing in at about 168 pounds, is the first hippo born at the park in 13 years. The park says that he is often seen staying close to his mom, Tuma, and is already winning guests over with his playful nature.