Faith was New Zealand's last hippopotamus

Auckland Zoo's hippopotamus Faith, was 41 years old when she died. Photo / Jason Oxenham
Auckland Zoo's hippopotamus Faith, was 41 years old when she died. Photo / Jason Oxenham

New Zealand has lost its last hippopotamus.

Auckland Zoo said 41-year-old Faith had fallen ill over the past few days, and staff euthanised her when her condition deteriorated yesterday.

Faith's son, Fudge, died in March.

- NZ Herald

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