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Announcing a New Fourth Name in the Albuquerque Santa Fe Toyota Dealers Hippo Naming Competition

We want to thank the community members who reached out to us regarding “Zia” as one of the final four names for the ABQ BioPark’s baby hippo.

After a discussion with a Zia Pueblo representative, and out of respect to the Zia people, we are removing the name from the competition.

For individuals who made an online donation to the name, you will be contacted by the New Mexico BioPark Society. For those who made anonymous, in-person donations at one of our five ballot box locations, we thank you for your contribution. Please be confident in knowing that your funds will continue to support the hippo family.

The hippo care team has a selected a new fourth name: Matilda!



Voting is now closed.