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Uncle Sam, a ninja, Toy Story’s Woody and a ballerina hippopotamus also joined the Panthers group along with team mascot Sir Purr.
As the wildebeest becomes more and more overwhelmed by the water and the crocodile's persistent pull, two hippopotamuses approach from offscreen.
Kirken was attacked by a hippopotamus, according to a local Fox affiliate.
Hip, Hippo, Hooray is the first of two books about Fiona, the first Nile hippopotamus in captivity to survive being born six weeks prematurely.
There is a hippopotamus, a microbe, and a whole series of disembodied hairlines.
More than 100 hippopotamuses have died over the past week in Bwabwata National Park, in northeast Namibia, leaving authorities scrambling to explain the cause.
A longtime Rochester community activist died last weekend when she was attacked by a hippopotamus while on a vacation safari in Tanzania.
A 75-year-old woman from Michigan, a longtime activist and philanthropist in her community, died on an African safari after being attacked by a hippopotamus.
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