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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: Happy Fourth!

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications



A hippo’s eyes, ears and nostrils are located at the top of its head to allow it to see, hear and smell even when its body is submerged in water.


Photo by Dennis Dow/Woodland Park Zoo.




A lesser known hippo adaptation? The ability to balance watermelon. 


Happy Fourth of July, everyone!

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