Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Name that hippo!

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 12:36 PM

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Lowry Park Zoo has announced a contest to choose the name for the female pygmy hippo born at the zoo on Nov. 15. So far they have three African names starting with the letter Z in honor of mother hippo, Zsa Zsa — Zawadi, which means "gift"; Zola, which means "to love"; and Zuri, which means "beautiful."

The name that receives the most votes through Dec. 3 will be declared the winner. And of the entries for the winning name, two voters will be selected at random to win a family four-pack of zoo tickets. You can vote online at www.lowryparkzoo.com/hippo. Two voters will be selected at random to win a family 4-pack of Zoo tickets.

We at CL have taken a stab at it, taking some liberties by venturing below the letter Z to offer up some other options. What name would you choose if you could name that little artiodactyl?

Zippo
Hippster
Hippo Boo Boo
Hip-hop-o-potamus
Hip to the O
Hippity Bippity Bop
Hip-hop-to-the-hibbie-to-hip-hip-hop-you-don't-stop-potamus
Danny DeVito
Blippo
Chris Christie

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