HOMOSASSA—The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will celebrate Lu the hippopotamus’ 51st
birthday at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26 with a special birthday party
open to the public.
Lu will be presented with his own birthday cake specially prepared by the
park’s Wildlife Care Department. Park visitors, staff and students will sing
“Happy Birthday” to the state of Florida’s only honorary citizen hippo. Students
can enjoy cupcakes and refreshments courtesy of park volunteers.
Regular park admission will apply. For more information, call (352) 628-5343
or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org/HomosassaSprings.
The event will take place:
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs
Wildlife State Park
4150 South Suncoast Boulevard
Homosassa Springs, Florida