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Nov 14, 2008

Lap Hippo

Let's check in on the lil' pygmy hippo and see if things are still rubbery with a chance of Shrek ears.

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hungry happy hippos, harruh

Isaac
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:23 PM

Love the tock shot around 2 min.

Tee
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:27 PM

"Hiccups!" lol.. i dont think i have ever seen a cuter hiccup in my life!!!

katiedid
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:28 PM

I promise I'll feed her and take her on walks. She can sleep, with me and we'll be best friends.

Pleeeeease can I have a baby hippo for Christmas?!

I want a baby hippo for Christmas
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:30 PM

OMG I WANT A HIPPO TO CHEW ON MY LEG!!!

boaks
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:31 PM

OMG!! Please don't be mean to me, folx, but this li'l guy is SO CUTE, I juss wanted to PANK him!!! Not hard, tho.

I mean, COME ON!! He had that kind of tushy that juss says "I needs to be skritched and then panked!! Who wants a go!!" :D

Oh, and LOL @ Isaac!

Juniper Jupiter
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:33 PM

I want a hippopotamus for Christmas. ONLY a hippopotamus will do.

Cutest ever!

bugmom
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:35 PM

oh to have a baby hippo climb in your lap! And nom on your leg! clickety click! Covergirl!

Paunchie
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:38 PM

Its all rubbery and squishy!! Little fat rolls on the neck ! Toooo cute Yall !:-}

Sahrawi Wife
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:41 PM

I had to contain my squeals of glee. I think my bellybutton just exploded.

Alice
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:41 PM

SQUEEEEEEEE! I want a lap-hippo! I know my kitties will share.

Kiki
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:48 PM

If he had a shell, he'd look like the Mock Turtle from Alice in Wonderland :)

darkshines
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:48 PM

Soooo cute! Like his little hoppies!

Gwenny
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:48 PM

That is beyond adorable. What a sweet little thing.

e
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:50 PM

I Must Have EET!!!!!!!!

renee
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:57 PM

[THUDDDD]

Theresa
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 12:58 PM

Alice, dontcha hate it when that happens? That mini hippoluvabunch is just a cute little rubbery baby doll! Or perhaps bubby doll in this case.

Erebella
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:03 PM

Amazingly cute. I'm in the midst of a really depressing day and this little one just made me smile. I needed this.

Decca
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:06 PM

Oh man. How can that even exist in nature?

crackjob
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:09 PM

WANT!!!!

Floyd's Mom
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:15 PM

And just how many Rules of Cuteness does this morsel fulfill? All of them? YEAH, ALL OF THEM.

Katrina
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:17 PM

HOLY GOD. How can earth sustain such cuteness without causing a temporal dissidence in the space-time continuum!

HOW IS THIs POSSIBLE!!!!

*feverishly riffles through notepad, checking and re-checking equations*

Oliver's Girl
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:22 PM

It must be an evolved defense mechanism. Any potential predictors, upon seeing this squishy being is immediately rendered into a cutesplosion.

emudoug
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:25 PM

Holy wrinkle tocks! I love how she did not sign any autographs! No matter how many people called her name she did her own thing. She could have very easily popped on some Jackie O sunglasses and ignored everyone. Instead, she just snoozed. Class all the way!

TrumanRabbit
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:25 PM

That was the best 3 minutes I've had all week.

michelle
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:26 PM

I love how he keeps nomming at her shorts.

Stellar eye capsules, too!

DKN
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:37 PM

Ok, the jobs those two keepers have...those were smart, smart women.

Can you imagine?

"Bye, honey! I'll be at work all day, giving tiny baby hippos their baths!"

BEST. JOB. EVAR.

Transpogue
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:41 PM

He's teefing. I see those lettle teefs need to chew, chew chew!

shuzluva
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 01:53 PM

He's so...shiny! I'd love a tiny hippo that tries to eat my pants. It's like a shiny, rubbery puppy. :o)

Mel2
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:01 PM

The hippo is ADORABLE, but for some reason on my LJ feed instead of the hippo there is a video of a choir of senior citizens... it was quite surreal. I couldn't figure out where the hippo was!

Elizabeth B.
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:06 PM

I loved the little ear-flapping action. They move independently! How cute!

Did you all hear the story about how she got born though? She came out backwards, so sad :( At least she survived, even is her mom couldn't take care of her. And she looks healthy now.

platedlizard
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:18 PM

Too cute, from beginning to end. First the NOMing, then the lap snuggle, then the beady eyes, tocks, tails...it's like the above poster said, it is a representation of every rule of cuteness in existence!

Josh N
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:19 PM

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! omigodireallywanttohaveonerightnow

*Takes breath* Ahem, as I was trying to say, I really want to have one, right now.

What could make a better pet than a Pygmy Hippo? A PIPPO!

OMG, I am ded x_x

DivaPie
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:23 PM

i think she's made out of silly putty. or maybe pudding.

newlee
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:28 PM

OH dear lord. Must have. MUST!!!!
She has to snuggle up in my lapums.

zeldapie
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:42 PM

The lady said the hippo's name meant Lucky in Nigerian...There is no such language as Nigerian.
Moving on, OHHH MY GOOODDDD THAT HIPPO IS ADORABLE!!!

natasha
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 02:52 PM

2:05 -- hippopota'tocks!

Bee
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 03:40 PM

Awwwwwuuugggghhhhhh. That is so cute it almost causes me physical pain!!!

I wonder if little tiny wee pygmy hippos with mini Shrek ears grow up to be the same level of dangerous as their big cousin common hippos in the Savannah. :-O Prolly not this little lady though... she'll prolly climb into laps when she weighs tons. :D

Beth (in NC)
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 03:47 PM

Okay I am officially in love and two; Count them, two tock shots and flickery ears and she is just too cute for words.

Annie
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 04:15 PM

When she said "Nigerian" probably she meant either Yoruba or Igbo. Of course there are many other languages in Nigeria but I think those are the two most widely spoken.

Whatever, that hippo is indeed off the cute charts.

Anna in Portland
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 04:23 PM

Check out the WikiPedia page on these guys. Real interesting.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pygmy_Hippo

JohnnyJohnny
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 04:50 PM

where do I sign up to get one of these?!?! I love love love LOVE hippos

kellie
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 05:05 PM

So cute I can't not hardly stand it...

J. Bo
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 05:18 PM

love the tock shot!!

so did her mama reject her or die during the birth?

Lucy
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 05:39 PM

omg...so cute! I am totally in love with hippos after watching that domesticated hippo on Animal Planet. Too cute!

Jennie
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 06:13 PM

She's so shiny she sparkles! So cute!

AuntieMame
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 06:14 PM

So many pictures!
It's the hippoparazzi

Emily
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 06:23 PM

okay, the videographer gets serious props for the two tocks shots!

i love how the hippo seems so very snuggly. i wonder what her skin feels like. that would be an interesting snuggle, i think.

mif
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 06:34 PM

ultimate *bleen*

angel*
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 07:09 PM

Reality is breaking down. I can no longer distinguish fantasy from the day-to-day hard facts of life, ever since I glimpsed this mind-scrambling fireball of cuteness, bursting before my eyes like a billion puppies riding baby dolphins. I question my own existence; my concept of the self is dissolving before the all-encompassing cuteness of this PIPPO!!! When I die, I can only hope I will become one with this PIPPO!!! Living in eternal harmony and OMG CUTE!!!!!!

[I slightly prefer "huppy" myself... - Ed.]

Lewis
 |  Nov 14, 2008 at 07:28 PM

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