Dublin Zoo Announces Death Of...


Dublin Zoo Announces Death Of Newest Arrival

Laura Donnelly
Laura Donnelly

05:16 13 May 2024

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Dublin Zoo's newest arrival has died suddenly.

Ernie the hippo had arrived from a Safari Park in the UK last month.

He had been settling well in his new environment, but passed away "unexpectedly."

Dublin Zoo says a "comprehensive" examination is being carried out to understand the cause.

In a statement Dublin Zoo says Ernie was a vibrant addition, and the team is devastated.

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