‘Hip, Hippo, Hooray!’ Hippo in Homosassa Springs park gets cake, cheers for 64th birthday

TAMPA (WFLA) — Lu, a 64-year-old hippo at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, had a hip-hoppin’ birthday complete with cake and a birthday song from park visitors on Friday.

In a video shared on the Florida State Parks Facebook page, Lu can be seen eating his birthday cake made of pumpkin, carrots, strawberries, and romaine lettuce with a side blend of fruits and veggies frozen into the numbers six and four.

Check out the video of Lu above.

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