Watch Fiona the hippo go to town on her first birthday cake

It’s Fiona the hippo’s very first birthday. She did it! And she is worthy of a cake.

The child hippo, born 6 weeks early at the Cincinnati Zoo last January, has actually ended up being a bonafide celeb in her very first year of life, making headings with whatever from her primary steps to that time she crashed an engagement image .

But Fiona is more than an adorable child animal (although she is definitely queen of that classification). She’s a success story that wasn’t constantly a certainty. And her survival is the outcome of instinctive, incredible day-and-night care from her keepers — along with some sort of Fiona-specific persistence that she most likely shops in her ears.

So on her very first birthday, there’s a lot to commemorate. The main celebration was last weekend , however Fiona clearly still got another hippo-friendly birthday cake. Per Food and Wine, “hippo-friendly” indicates that it’s made from fruit ice and covered in watermelon, honeydew, and Fiona’s extremely first pineapple. Essentially a big popsicle! Hell yeah, Fiona!

And, naturally, the celebration deserved a Facebook Live.

Is anybody else freely sobbing? I’m for sure not — I simply wished to examine everybody else.

Happy birthday, Queen Fiona. We like you.

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