Hippos are the most frequently requested animal by visitors to our Zoo and they have finally made their way back to Cincinnati! This newest exhibit in Africa was designed to bring visitors #CloseEnoughToCare by inspiring them with wildlife! There is an underwater viewing area and an interactive play area for children young and old to learn and explore more about these giant, and amazing animals. The Nile hippo exhibit and surrounding family play area are the final addition to the Zoo’s $34 million Africa exhibit. Meet the Hippos Henry Henry was born in 1981 and is from Dickerson Park Zoo. He weighs over 3,300 pounds! Bibi Bibi was born in 1999 and is from the St. Louis Zoo. She weighs over 3,000 pounds!