The San Diego Zoo announced the birth of a newborn hippopotamus back in September. And now we finally know the young calf is a boy and his name is Tony. Oh, and our sweet Tony is also the adorable crowned prince of the zoo — nay, the country.

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Tony is the twelfth hippo born to his mother and father, Funani and Otis, according to the San Diego Zoo. But he’s the number one hippo in our hearts (well, maybe number two after Fiona).

In just a couple months, Tony has already embraced his best life.

On his first day Tony, was getting around the water with a little help from his mom. …

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