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Cute Alert: Jessica The Bourgeois Hippo

This lucky hippo was found as a baby by a South African man who went on to raise her with his wife...in their house. (She's already broken a couch and a bed, but hey, she's "big boned.") Jessica snacks with this couple's dogs, chugs coffee all day, and gets evening massages. Although she hangs out with the wild hippos nearby, she always manages to return back home. Uh, duh! The only thing that's missing from this spa setting is Jessica's own home entertainment system!


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massagegirl massagegirl 9 years
Wow! She seems so sweet. I love how she would just open her mouth and wait for the reporter to put another piece of food in her mouth. It's weird that she is accepted by the other hippos but doesn't behave like them.
nines-heartbreak nines-heartbreak 9 years
Cheers for animal rescue! and for making people aware too...what's rad is that the dogs are pitbulls and they're so passive. gotta love that couple for this.
katygirlthing katygirlthing 9 years
lucky thing! im human and i dont get that much special attention!!
grl-in-the-world grl-in-the-world 9 years
I love the dog curling up for bedtime with Jessica :) That couple is pretty cool for saving a baby hippos life!
ionfash ionfash 9 years
The dog cuddling up next to the hippo was too cute.
girlboy girlboy 9 years
haha!
girlboy girlboy 9 years
haha!
mandykw mandykw 9 years
Haha, incredible! They must spend a fortune feeding her
lady-T lady-T 9 years
hihi..love the bedding!!! she must eat TONS of food!!
MEXICANBUTTAFLY MEXICANBUTTAFLY 9 years
Awww, that is such a sweet story!
sweetheart_450 sweetheart_450 9 years
Aww, I hope she didn't hurt the dog too badly when she stepped on his paw.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
In the HOUSE?
ALSW ALSW 9 years
In the HOUSE?
flippy flippy 9 years
i love her pink bedding . . . .
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