Researchers said the creatures could be filling the biological role once played by extinct animals like giant llamas.
The keeper, veterinary and nursery staff sprang into action, establishing a make-shift NICU in the warmest part of the hippo
After a few shaky days, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's premature baby hippo, Fiona, took her wobbly first steps in the
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's two-day-old baby hippo, born six weeks early, is hanging in there.  Her care team continues
Vets and animal care staff are providing round-the-clock intensive care for the baby in close proximity to Bibi and Henry
The first residents of Hippo Cove received a breeding recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species
Paul Templer, the author of the book titled What's Left Of Me, joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss how he miraculously
Strength is a strange and malicious gift in Hollywood. In the few short weeks I have spent here, it has become unnervingly apparent that strength among women is no longer a sought-after personality trait. This dying evolution has been replaced by the harsh competition, brought on by a lack of trust in an already tough community.
A fully-grown hippo can weigh as much as 6,000 pounds and can capsize boats that threaten its territory. On land, the mammal
An adorable, rare pygmy hippo has been born in Sweden as part of an international breeding program.
Let's get ready to RUMBLE! This epic standoff was captured by photographer Marc Mol in 2011 during a trip over Zambia's South
One "beautiful day in Africa," river guide Paul Templer found himself "headfirst up to my waist down a hippo's throat." Templer
Everywhere I turn, I am struck by strong and conflicting realities: the beauty of being here, and the fact that it is my own species' presence which has put this all at such risk.
WATCH: 'It's interesting that Adhama's personality has definitely blossomed," he said. "He's playing around with his mum
On a trip to Singapore, I found myself in the ethnic enclave of Little India. Built in the 1920s, This district boasts wall-to-wall colorful shop houses and lots of traditional garb.
Since many people will be spending time with families this weekend, we thought we highlight some photos of amazing animal
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