Baby Hippo

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    03 Oct 2003, San Diego, California, United States --- Funani, an African river hippo, gives her female calf Jazi a little nudge on the behind, as they swim inside the 150,000-gallon pool exhibit at the San Diego Zoo. The 260-pound Jazi is three months old and is the third female calf to be born to Funani in the last four years. Baby hippos, which weigh between 80 and 100 pounds at birth, are born swimming and do virtually everything underwater. --- IMAGE BY HANDOUT/REUTERS/CORBIS

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    1. Flight Of Littlewing 43 months ago | reply

      A very "feel good" photo! Extremely cute!

    2. GM.Pizik 37 months ago | reply

      "150,000-gallon pool"
      Almost as big as 2,000,000 cubic miles of fresh water on the earth, Oh! no it isn't, it is tiny in comparison!

    3. Cabe 51 37 months ago | reply

      This is the best thing I've ever seen!

    4. Ivonildo Di Lira 37 months ago | reply

      Muito legal! A mãe, como sempre, cuidando do filhote!

    5. Lady-bug 37 months ago | reply

      So precious!! :)

    6. cable489 37 months ago | reply

      How come no share Will?

    7. nashslides 37 months ago | reply

      Aww, cute things that will TOTALLY KILL YOU! Hippos are deceptively cuddly looking.

    8. ishabluebell 37 months ago | reply

      Lovely picture. But they don't swim. They walk along the bottom. See 3rd paragraph in the "Description" section here:

    9. Steve Taylor (Photography) 37 months ago | reply

      A Mother's pride in her child

    10. argyle plaids 36 months ago | reply

      if i could favorite this a million times i'd do it!

    11. me-graphy 34 months ago | reply

      beautiful image, lovely captured :)

    12. anri428 31 months ago | reply

      Is there anyway to buy this in print? Or can i buy the original file of it so i can print it here i Japan? I just felt in love with this mom&child hippo!

    13. seattlerayhutch45 24 months ago | reply

      Spectacular adorable capture! Amazing and delightful!

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