Dallas Zoo's Simmons Hippo Outpost Opening Weekend!

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Dallas Zoo's Simmons Hippo Outpost Opening Weekend!
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Dallas Zoo's Simmons Hippo Outpost Opening Weekend! says
The Simmons Hippo Outpost opens with a big SPLASH this weekend! Starting Friday, come see Nile hippopotamuses at the Dallas Zoo for the first time in 16 years. Hippos Adhama (uh-DAHM-a) and Boipelo (boy-PEL-lo) will live alongside okapi at the $14 million immersive African waterhole habitat.

This weekend's celebratory activities include:

- The first 500 guests in the Zoo each day will receive a squishy hippo toy.
- Take a picture in a hippo-themed B&G statue, part of the popular series from VisitDallas.
- Take your picture with a life-sized hippo statue and costumed hippo.
- Get answers to all of your burning animal questions at an okapi keeper chat at 2:15 p.m. and a hippo keeper chat at 2:30 p.m.
- Create hippo-related crafts at the Highland Hippo Hut.
- Take home Simmons Hippo Outpost trading cards.
- Enjoy live midday entertainment throughout the weekend from local radio stations The Wolf, KSCS, ESPN Radio and Sportsradio The Ticket on Cat Green in ZooNorth.

But most of all, enjoy the Zoo’s first major exhibit since the award-winning Giants of the Savanna opened in 2010!
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By: Dallas Zoo

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