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Gigantic leatherback turtles, topping out at about 2,000 pounds, nest along the beaches, while hippopotamuses body surf in the waves.
The team also dated a hippopotamus tooth, stone tools and sediments, which provided similar date ranges of about 85,000 to 90,000 years.
Thatched rondavels and tin-roofed houses were clustered in the crook of a wide bend in the Dungu river, whose placid surface was broken by snorting pods of hippopotamuses.
The big sister was also able to feed one of the zoo’s elephants as well as have photos ops with a hippopotamus and a pair of penguins.
The girls learned to swim in Malawi -- often with hippopotamuses for company -- where their father Eric worked as an accountant.
Wearing raincoats and face paint while ringing tiny bells and waving tasseled tambourines, the group delivered ebullient melodies augmented by free-form videos, loosely narrated by a talking cartoon hippopotamus.
Exhibits will host a multitude of species from hoofstock to hippopotamuses.
Park officials at Disney World's Animal Kingdom in Florida announced Wednesday their baby Nile hippopotamus born Jan. 13 is a male and his name is not Shrek, but Augustus.
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: a large African animal that has an extremely large head and mouth and short legs and that spends most of its time in water
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