Hippo Blog #4: Baby Steps Forward

Today is Fiona’s 6-week birthday! Since Fiona was born at least 6 weeks premature, this means she has finally reached her original due date, and at over 70lbs, Fiona’s weight is now a normal birth weight [...]

How to Train Your Vulture

Training, or operant conditioning, is an important part of the care that all the animals at the Cincinnati Zoo receive. All animals in the Africa department, from the lions and hippos to the gazelle [...]