Video of Philadelphia Zoo's Two Hippos Eating Pumpkins

PHILADELPHIA - Crunch! A video from the Philadelphia Zoo of two hippos eating pumpkins in time for pumpkin spice season has gone viral and broken records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, America, and around the World. The same video is also the biggest Tiktok in Philly history. 

Video of Philadelphia Zoo's Two Hippos Eating Pumpkins
Una and Cindy are now viral superstars at Philadelphia Zoo - the video of the pair crunching pumpkins in 3 weeks has become one of the largest and most viewed Instagram Reels in the platform's history - with 171M views and counting! 
Last year, the video became Philadelphia's largest TikTok video in history with 54M views - and it has started to go viral again this fall. Together, the video has been seen by more than 225M viewers in all pockets of the globe. 
The two hippos were being fed pumpkins to promote Boo at the Zoo. The local Philadelphia influencer and PR guy shot the video, and the back story is that Kory Aversa had ripped my calf and got the unique angle due to the injury. While waiting for help out of the Zoo, as He couldn't walk, He posted it while resting and waiting for help out of the Zoo - and then watched it reach millions of fans within two days. A year later, in 3 weeks, it is an internet sensation as spooky season again approaches. 

See the full story of how Philly Publicist, Philadelphia Zoo, and our beloved hippos have brought global attention to the city of brotherly love. And yes, the pumpkin-feeding season is back, as is Boo at the Zoo - and stay tuned for a commemorative t-shirt to raise funds for the Zoo, too - crunch!

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