Picture of the Day: Howdy Hippo!

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HOWDY HIPPO!

hello-hippo

Photograph by BRENDON CREMER
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In this candid capture by Brendon Cremer we see a young hippo with a curious expression on his face. Taken at Chobe River in Botswana’s Chobe National Park, Cremer explains:

“This young hippo, part of a larger pod, was very inquisitive and interested in us. It kept on bobbing up and down in the water as if it was peering over the edge of the boat to get a better look at us and what we were up to.”

Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Brendon Cremer is a photographer and wildlife guide, leading groups on photo safaris throughout Africa. You can reach him and learn more on his website and Facebook page.

The hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), or hippo, from the ancient Greek for “river horse”, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa…

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