Gustavito was a hippo living in a zoo in El Salvador, where he’d lived for 13 years after being born and raised in Guatemala. Gustavito died on Sunday following a vicious attack in his enclosure sometime on Tuesday night.
First comes Slavek, and no one seems particularly excited, but at about 18 seconds into this video of a Czech’s zoo’s newest hippo, the cameras start clicking rapidly.
Two words: baby hippo. Two other words: I can't. Say hello to the first new baby hippo at Mexico's Chapultec Zoo in 16 years. And its ears.
It's a baby hippo, and she doesn't know how to eat yet. Of course, a baby animal figuring out anything is extremely the best. And then, when she gets some food in her mouth successfully, well. Forget it, I'm a goner. The only not wonderful part about this is that hippo baby and mom are in a zoo and not in the wild,…
I'm just going to get this out of the way and say it: Sue Shefman is my hero. If you don't know her by now, you will soon: the weekend edition of ABC's World News Tonight featured a piece on Suefman and her extreme love of the hippopotamus and odds are high that TLC is already banging down this woman's door to give…
Jessica is a domesticated hippo who began living with a couple in a South Africa after she washed up on their shore as a baby. Her maternal instincts have recently kicked in, and she's taken to mothering the family's puppies.