One of the largest land mammals on Earth, hippopotamuses, or hippos for short, are mainly aquatic herbivorous creatures found in southern Africa. Feared for their size, strength, and hostility, hippos are very dangerous and defend their territories and calves at all costs.
Scientific Name: Hippopotamus amphibius
Characteristics: With a striking stare, this hippo is scanning its territory for intruders. Hand painted with true-to-life precision, our hippopotamus figurine captures the defining traits of this incredible mammal, including its large size and defensive demeanor, and is a great gift for anyone interested in nature.
Size and Color: Standing 2.5 inches tall, 5.45 inches long, and 2.35 inches wide, this professionally crafted hippo figurine is about the size of a soda can on its side and portrays hippos’ striking red and cement gray colored skin. Although hippopotamus are notorious for being aggressive, you have nothing to fear from this portly pal!
The Hippopotamus is part of the Wild Safari® Wildlife collection.