Posts tagged hippo

A hippopotamus has a shower in its enclosure at the Skopje zoo in Macedonia. A heat wave has swept across Macedonia with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit)  Picture: EPA

A hippopotamus has a shower in its enclosure at the Skopje zoo in Macedonia. A heat wave has swept across Macedonia with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit)  Picture: EPA

The newest resident of the Memphis Zoo, Binti, explores the hippopotamus enclosure. The 15-year-old, 3,300 pound hippo arrived from Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  Picture: AP

The newest resident of the Memphis Zoo, Binti, explores the hippopotamus enclosure. The 15-year-old, 3,300 pound hippo arrived from Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  Picture: AP

A Skopje City zoo employee, unseen, sprays Buco the hippopotamus with a hose to cool him down, as the temperature exceeds 40 degrees Celsius in Macedonia’s capital Skopje.  Picture: Boris Grdanoski/AP

A Skopje City zoo employee, unseen, sprays Buco the hippopotamus with a hose to cool him down, as the temperature exceeds 40 degrees Celsius in Macedonia’s capital Skopje.  Picture: Boris Grdanoski/AP

Hippo. Photo by Eric Landsberg

Hippo. Photo by Eric Landsberg

A zookeeper feeds a hippopotamus with forage wrapped in the shape of a zongzi, a traditional Chinese food made from rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival at a wildlife zoo in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.  Picture: REUTERS

A zookeeper feeds a hippopotamus with forage wrapped in the shape of a zongzi, a traditional Chinese food made from rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival at a wildlife zoo in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.  Picture: REUTERS

Hippo. Photo by muddii

Hippo. Photo by muddii