MEMPHIS, TENN. – The Memphis Zoo is pleased to
announce the addition of a new hippopotamus. “Binti,” a 15-year-old female
hippo, was introduced to her new exhibit early Wednesday morning. Binti,
meaning daughter, or young lady, in Swahili, is a name often used as a term of
She was put on exhibit with the Memphis Zoo’s other
female hippo, “Splish.” Splish, 25, is part of a long line of hippos at the
Zoo. She is the daughter of the beloved hippo, “Julie,” who passed away...