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Hamilton County Sheriff's Office names Fiona 'Honorary Deputy Sheriff'

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Posted at 2:53 PM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 14:58:28-04

CINCINNATI -- We know Fiona's already gotten most of us with her sweet eyes and hefty neck rolls, but our not-so-little hippo could really get you now. Well, not really, but she's now an "Honorary Deputy Sheriff."

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office presented Fiona a certificate complete with her new title Wednesday.

Fiona's accomplished a lot lately; dad Henry joined Fiona and mom Bibi in splashing and swimming in the zoo's Hippo Cove Tuesday.

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Family introductions will continue and the hippo care team, encouraged by what they saw Tuesday, hopes to increase the trio’s time together, the zoo said in a release.