Name a New Baby Hippo – July 2020 (winning name : Kia)

Name a New Baby Hippo – July 2020 (winning name : Kia)

Please enter the draw below so that you have a chance to win and name the new baby hippo.  He was born around the end of April 2020

Send us a male name and you may be lucky to win the draw to name this lovely new son for Odile and Tembia.

The draw will be on the 3rd August 2020 and I will make a video and send to all those that entered so you can see who won.


and the winner is : Cate Broderick from USA who won ‘the name the baby’ hippo draw with the given name Kia (pronounced KEE) .

Kia is available for adoption from now.

Congratulations to Cate.

Love to you all  Karen and the hippos xxx

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10 Comments

  1. Tabitha

    Fingers crossed for the name “Bret.” Looking forward to tomorrows drawing.

  2. Hi Mike so pleased you enjoyed my book A HIPPO LOVE STORY, and as you know I have checked the emails. Love Karen and all the hippos

  3. Lisa Pavel

    I submitted the name Sheldon, which is the name of my friend’s cat (who she loves more than anything). If this name is chosen, I would like to adopt this hippo as a birthday present for my friend because hippos are her absolute favorite animal! Her birthday is on August 6th. Thank you for all you do for these wonderful creatures!

    • Thank you Lisa for entering the draw it really is helping the hippos here at the Turgwe Hippo Trust. I hope your friend’s name of her cat wins as then there will be two baby hippos named after beloved cats. Love Karen and all the hippos

  4. Lisa Pavel

    If this name is chosen. I would like to adopt the baby hippo for my friend as a birthday present on August 6th.

  5. Gill

    How about Siegfried, enticed by Odile

    • Gill

      Not sure why my suggestion was not sent. Siegfried was the Prince enticed by Odile.
      Happy naming!

    • Gill nice idea but I am afraid you have to enter the draw and pay with paypal to name a baby hippo. All those that enter their payment is a donation to help these hippos here have a better life. Many thanks Love Karen and the hippos

  6. Karen,

    I just finished your book. Amazing! Please check your emails for the explanation of my name choice, MAVROS.

    Best Regards,

    Mike Brown

    • Hi Mike so pleased you enjoyed my book A HIPPO LOVE STORY, and as you know I have checked the emails. Love Karen and all the hippos

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