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Fun-Loving Baby Hippo Wants To Do Nothing But Chase Birds All Day

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This is, at last, the true inspiration for the game "Hungry Hungry Hippos" - except that these herbivores eat mainly grasses and roots. But this baby hippo at Kruger National Park in Africa has undeniably earned his spot on the cute list:

And while hippos are usually categorized as fearsome rather than cute, play behavior is not unusual for the species. Young hippos often play with other individuals of the same age, and have even been observed playing a kind of hide and seek and conducting mock fights. This little guy will demonstrate: