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Baby hippo at Cincinnati Zoo inspires new ice cream flavor

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 11:32:51-04

A popular baby hippo has expanded her influence to a Cincinnati-based ice cream chain by inspiring its new flavor Chunky Chunky Hippo.

The new flavor offered by the ice cream company Graeter's is a toffee ice cream with salted roasted peanuts and milk chocolate caramel truffles. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Cincinnati Zoo.

The new flavor is sold in scoops at local shops and in pints at Graeters.com. It's the latest development in Fiona's rise to fame. She was named an honorary sheriff's deputy last week.

Video updates such as Fiona taking a bottle, splashing or running have drawn millions of views online.