One of the male hippos at Auckland Zoo has died.
The zoo announced over the weekend that their 28-year-old hippopotamus called “Fudge”had passed away.
The cause of the animal’s death is unknown but according to the zoo it had been unwell and had not been eating forsometime.
A post-mortem will be done to determine the cause of death.
Hippo Fudge was born at Auckland Zoo in 1988.
He has a 40-year-old mother named Faith, who is also at Auckland Zoo.