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Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day (Original Post) RandySF May 2021 OP
Great video! johnp3907 May 2021 #1
They are way more aggressive than I thought. summer_in_TX May 2021 #2
Or maybe that was a "Hippo in Love". JustABozoOnThisBus May 2021 #18
I would never have imagined they could do that... nt AnotherDreamWeaver May 2021 #3
K&R MustLoveBeagles May 2021 #4
Oh, my. I am impressed. PoindexterOglethorpe May 2021 #5
I was rooting for the Hippo.... Historic NY May 2021 #6
Like dolphins! Bloated, punching-bag-faced dolphins! Grokenstein May 2021 #7
reminds me... qazplm135 May 2021 #9
That must have been one... qazplm135 May 2021 #8
Spectacular! Thanks for sharing this, RandySF. ❤ littlemissmartypants May 2021 #10
That is insane! JohnnyRingo May 2021 #11
holy fuck ZonkerHarris May 2021 #12
he is butterfly stroking! Skittles May 2021 #13
Looks like Happy Hippo-style body surfing to me... little fella is having fun. lamp_shade May 2021 #14
Twitter followup: Rhiannon12866 May 2021 #15
Great post malaise May 2021 #20
The lake is lovely, but I would be scared witless if one of these were chasing me! Rhiannon12866 May 2021 #21
Yah think? malaise May 2021 #22
... Rhiannon12866 May 2021 #23
My God. Are they carnivors? Do they kill humans for food? I never imagined. brush May 2021 #16
Highly reactive to perceived threats RandySF May 2021 #17
Attack of the Zombie Hippos Buns_of_Fire May 2021 #19
I have not ever seen a hippo swim fast. I_UndergroundPanther May 2021 #24
Hippos don't swim - but here is how they can move so fast in the water csziggy May 2021 #25

summer_in_TX

(2,805 posts)
2. They are way more aggressive than I thought.
Mon May 31, 2021, 12:29 AM
May 2021

Somehow I'd always thought of them as relatively bucolic. I wouldn't want to be in a boat and have one gaining on me!

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,481 posts)
18. Or maybe that was a "Hippo in Love".
Mon May 31, 2021, 05:37 AM
May 2021

Either way, you don't want to be in a slow boat!

"River Horse", indeed.

Buns_of_Fire

(17,337 posts)
19. Attack of the Zombie Hippos
Mon May 31, 2021, 05:48 AM
May 2021
"You Can Run -- But Not Very Far"

Starring Peter Potamus as you've never seen him!

I_UndergroundPanther

(12,611 posts)
24. I have not ever seen a hippo swim fast.
Mon May 31, 2021, 08:33 PM
May 2021

Jumping up out of the water in fast forward motion to breathe
..

No wonder hippos were seen as evil forces in ancient Egypt.
At the weighing of the heart against Maat's feather,Ammit waits by the scale where bad people's hearts are swallowed by her a half hippo composite creature called Ammit the devourer.

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