Hippo from San Antonio invites Fiona to ‘swipe right,’ meet some day

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Fiona the hippo explores the outdoor habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Fiona the premature hippo may be just over a year old, but she’s already receiving dating requests.

And one came from about 1,200 miles away.

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A young fellow named Timothy, from San Antonio, wore his heart on his sleeve (or hippo leg) and spilled it all out for Fiona to hopefully hear.

The San Antonio Zoo posted his plea on Facebook, and boy, did it get attention:

Dear Fiona,My name is Timothy. I recently moved out of my mom's house to San Antonio and currently live with my...

Posted by San Antonio Zoo on Thursday, March 8, 2018

Fiona responded to Timothy on Friday through a post on the Cincinnati Zoo’s Facebook page.

Fiona thinks you’re cute too, but it’s what’s on the inside that really counts! Your DNA will ultimately decide if you...

Posted by Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on Friday, March 9, 2018

“Fiona thinks you’re cute, too, but it’s what’s on the inside that really counts! Your DNA will ultimately decide if you are the one for our little diva...”

And, naturally, the post has already been shared thousands of times.

Will Timothy and Fiona ever get to meet? That seems to be a story for another day.