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Meet Baby Hippos!

How sweet are these newborn hippos? The two special twins were recently born at the Netherlands' Emmen Zoo. Whether you prefer the term "hippopotamuses" or "hippopotami" to describe the duo, do you know where that name comes from? Click below to learn all about it!


Meet Baby Hippos!

Hippopotamus amphibius loosely translates to:

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arbywhopper arbywhopper 8 years
Aw!!! Do they have names yet?
wren1 wren1 8 years
They are so shiny! And cute :)
sandyday16 sandyday16 8 years
Yeah! Super Cute! My daughter collects everything hippo so I cannot wait to show her this photo! :-)
hottpink hottpink 8 years
fauxtographic fauxtographic 8 years
i actually saw a baby hippo being born in the wild, when i was visiting masaai mara national park... hippos are super cute but all that grunting is really loud when you're trying to sleep in a tent right near them :P
clareberrys clareberrys 8 years
YAY for hippos! They are my favorite animal!!! I love them!
Annika2494003 Annika2494003 8 years
Ridiculously cute!
Tullia Tullia 8 years
aww! how adorable!
Geisha-Runner Geisha-Runner 8 years
They are so cute! I want one!!!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
those little ones are soooooo cute :love:
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