Bertie, one of the oldest Hippos in North America will be celebrating his birthday in a big way at the Denver Zoo, August 16th through August 21st!
Bertie the hippo, Denver Zoo’s oldest resident and the second oldest hippo in North America, will begin celebrating his 57th “BertDay,” August 16 with activities and a treat for the hippo! The media is invited to this photo opportunity and should meet at 10:45 at the main entrance to allow travel time to the exhibit on August 16.
Zookeepers have planned a six-day celebration with hippo demonstrations daily at 11 a.m. August 16 – 21. Visitors can also enjoy an historic display of this well-known hippo and a hippo-sized card for children to sign. Bertie’s celebration will conclude on August 21, his official birthday.
Everyone named “Bert” is invited to visit the zoo for free in honor of Bert’s birthday August 16-21! Bert, Robert, Roberta, Bertha, Herbert, Norbert, Berthold… present your ID at the ticket counter when you check in and get in free in honor of Bert’s celebration! (Offer is only valid, August 16-21).
Happy Birthday, Bertie!