In today’s news around the zoo, Joe Burrow of the Bengals beat Fiona the hippopotamus to become the most popular Cincinnatian.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burroughs He made his way The food chain has taken on elite quarterbacks like Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson, and many others, defeating the NFL’s most aggressive and dominant beasts. The latest enemy he took down, however, was outside of football entirely.
It was a hippopotamus.
Before you start imagining a half-naked buro fighting a hippopotamus in the desert, his battle with this hippopotamus was very rare.
Last week, Cincinnati Zoo’s Joe Burrow proudly announced that Fiona the hippo had been dethroned as Cincinnatian No. 1.
Say hello to Joe Burrow, King of the Cincy Jungle and a worthy contender for the AFC throne for the next several years.
Joe Burrow defeated the beloved Hippopotamus to become Cincinnati’s most popular indoor star.
We’re not sure what’s more surprising is that Hippo was Cincinnati’s hottest star before Burrow, or that it took Burrow five years to accomplish this feat.
A quick Google search reveals that many famous people have come out of Cincinnati, including Steven Spielberg, William Howard Taft, Pete Rose, Jerry Spring and Charles Manson. It’s a very complicated group.
But Burrow is the only one who has profited by recording his work in Cincinnati, while the others have moved out of the city to do bigger and better things.
The Bengals quarterback has put his name on the Cincy sidewalk and he’s not done yet. In the past two years, he’s reached two AFC Championship games (and one Super Bowl) and is now gunning for his first ring.
Until he gets that Lombardi Trophy, the Hippo thing can fill in as a placeholder on his resume.