Fiona the hippo is 6 months old today, so here are 6 of our FAVORITE photos

She’s the little hippo that could. Well, maybe not so little anymore.

Regardless, she’s won over millions of hearts and has plenty of fans. Today, July 24, Fiona turns six months old.

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What better way to celebrate this milestone than with six of our favorite photos?

1.) Some nuzzles from Mama Bibi

>> Fiona the hippo explores the outdoor pool

2.) Open wide!

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3.) The gang’s all here!

>> Fiona the hippo pictured with her parents

4.) Mondays are hard.

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>> Fiona goes for a swim -- and the Internet goes crazy

6.) Noise machine!

BONUS (because why not, and also, we can’t resist):