Today’s featured African animal is the Hippopotamus. Apparently the name comes from ancient Greek and means ‘river horse’. Despite the name, they are more closely related to whales than horses. They are vegetarian, but one of the most dangerous of the African animals due to their aggressive territorial nature.
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They are huge. What is that bird thinking of doing a piggy back ride on him – Snorts and rolls with laughter. I guess I need to rethink wanting a hippopotamus for Christmas huh? XOXO – Bacon
Yes, you would definitely want to go with the house hippo variety http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_Hippo 🙂
Squeals!!! He can sleep in my closet in the bedroom. Oh my pig!! I WANT. It would be so much fun. And he eats most of the same things I do…. and perhaps sleeps as much – snorts and rolls with laughter. XOXO – Bacon
And yet another killer vegetarian…
Goes to show, being a vegetarian doesn’t make you a nice person 🙂