Farewell, Adhama: LA Zoo’s Hippo Leaving for Dallas

The Los Angeles Zoo is saying farewell to beloved hippo Adhama as he makes his way to the Dallas Zoo.

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Adhama the male hippo will make the trip later this month to a permanent home in a new two-acre enclosure at the Dallas Zoo.
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While the popular hippo has been at the LA Zoo, he couple with Mara and she gave birth to Rosie.
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This is the first time Adhama met his mate Mara in February 2014. Happy Valentine's Day!
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They got along right away.
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They began playing in the pool.
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Their baby hippo, Rosie, was born later in 2014.
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Look at those chompers!
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Hippo love!
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