Fiona the Hippo is coming to a screen near you.
On Monday, The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden announced that the beloved 3-year-old hippo is set to star in its new Home Safari Facebook Live videos, which will provide educational entertainment for young animal enthusiasts that have been affected by school closures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Fiona, who became a viral sensation back in 2017 when she was born prematurely, will be the star of the zoo's first Facebook Live on March 16 starting at 6 p.m.
This news comes one day after The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden shared that it will be closed to the public due to coronavirus concerns. A statement from the Cincinnati Zoo's official Instagram account said, "While there have been no known cases of exposure to COVID-19 at the Zoo, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, guests, community and animals is our top priority Visit cincinnatizoo.org for details."