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Fiona soaks in her first "shower" with the hose

(Courtesy: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- We've seen Fiona revel in the water during her pool sessions. On Wednesday, she tried out a different water experience.

The seven-week-old hippo got her first taste of a hose.

Zoo staff said it's a type of enrichment her parents, Bibi and Henry, enjoy as well.

They added the water was slightly cooler than her pool water, but not chilled. Zoo staff said it has monitor all kinds of temperatures, including water, because Fiona isn't able to thermoregulate her own body.

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