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ABQ BioPark Reveals Name of New Baby Hippo

And the name is...

Sept. 17, 2021 - Today, the ABQ BioPark revealed the name of its new baby hippo. 

The New Mexico BioPark Society and sponsor Albuquerque Santa Fe Toyota Dealers hosted a baby hippo naming competition while raising money for the Zoo’s hippo family. The donate-to-vote naming contest was open to the public, with the hippo name that raised the most funds is the winner.
From a list of over 2,600 names submitted during the first portion of the competition, the hippo care team chose these final four names: Matilda, Magdalena, Layla, Sienna.
Find out the name of the baby hippo: