Button and Genny welcome you to visit their renovated home with some brand new friends! Along with way, learn more about Nile hippos, and come ‘nose to nose’ with 3,000+ pound hippos Button and Genny in an unparalleled hippo viewing experience both above and below the water.
Inches away on the other side of the glass, guests will be able to see these graceful creatures from an intimate angle, and watch as they bounce gracefully and effortlessly underwater.
Even though I’m a year 2000 baby, I am much larger than my friend, Button. That’s what 35 - 40 pounds of grain, Timothy hay, fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens will do for a growing hippo! We love to get our energy out with all of the fun enrichment activities our biologist buddies provide us.
Find yourself in a habitat similar to what would be seen in Africa. Guests will be introduced to Hippo Haven with big, beautiful lanterns, and lush tree branches hanging above the intricate huts, which will house Button and Genny’s new neighbors.
New Hippo Friends
Button and Genny’s new friends include four uromastyx, named after the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael. Louise and Gertrude, pancake tortoises, will also be added to Hippo Haven, along with spiny tailed lizards, shield tailed agamas and a grey parrot. All animals, like Button and Genny, call Africa home!
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