Fiona the hippo is getting her own Facebook show

(CREDIT: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden)

CINCINNATI, OH (WMCH/AP) — Fiona, the lovable hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is getting her very own Facebook show.

According to the zoo, the new show starts next Tuesday, August 29 and will feature never before seen video of Fiona’s birth.

The Fiona Show” already has close to 40,000 followers after being announced Wednesday.

Fiona has garnered millions of views on the zoo’s Facebook page since her premature birth in January. Her face has appeared on ice cream and beer, and she was recently named an honorary deputy sheriff.

The zoo says they always knew Fiona was going to be a star, and now she gets a chance to prove it. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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