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    Pet Hippo Owners, Be Aware.

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    Male hippopotamuses reach puberty at about age 6. Looks like Humphrey was feeling the burn of testosterone. And he liked it.
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    Hippos are responsible for more deaths per year than any other animal in Africa.

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    OMG!!! I better get that hippo outa my bedroom!
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    Quote Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
    Hippos are responsible for more deaths per year than any other animal in Africa.
    I'm pretty sure the Anopheles mosquito kills more.
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    Well, on the bright side, his stupidity genes won't be passed on to new generations anymore.
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    I would have more respect for the guy's position if he had said, "Yes, I realize it's dangerous and one day it could kill me, but I'm willing to take that risk." Nothing wrong with dying if you accept and know the risks; everyone dies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Blight View Post
    I'm pretty sure the Anopheles mosquito kills more.
    Well, the mosquito really doesn't hurt anyone, if we are gonna go down that road...you know, being the vector and all.
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    “Humphrey’s like a son to me, he’s just like a human,” The Guardian reported Els saying earlier this year.

    Yeah, this is probably a lot like having a 15 year old son in many respects. I remember when my boy dragged me down to the lake and tried to drown me.

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    Well, they are hungry hungry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    Well, on the bright side, his stupidity genes won't be passed on to new generations anymore.
    And he's provided a great negative example for potential hippo owners to see.



    I use the term owner loosely, because it's obvious that in the hippo's mind that it was never "owned". And just what the guy is doing in the pic shows that he's got no respect for the hippo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Well, they are hungry hungry.
    So much win here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    Male hippopotamuses reach puberty at about age 6. Looks like Humphrey was feeling the burn of testosterone. And he liked it.
    Yes, good point. Please everyone, be a responsible pet owner and have your pet hippo spayed or neutered.
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    I think I just read an article on www.cracked.com about this guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Well, they are hungry hungry.
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    Darwin wins again...
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Well, they are hungry hungry.
    To be fair, he was not trying to kill his owner, he was just trying to get his "marbles".
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    To be fair, he was not trying to kill his owner, he was just trying to get his "marbles".
    Probably true. Hippos are vegetarian...
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    So hippos own pets too?

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    "Mom says the hippo would eat me up, but then
    Teacher says a hippo is a vegeterian"

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    Quote Originally Posted by skadoosh View Post
    "Mom says the hippo would eat me up, but then
    Teacher says a hippo is a vegeterian"
    The only conclusion I can reach is that you are a vegetable.
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    Humphrey just wanted to show him his "man cave".
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
    Hippos are responsible for more deaths per year than any other animal in Africa.
    They kill more humans than lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and rhinos combined (according to the ABC video).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    They kill more humans than lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and rhinos combined (according to the ABC video).
    I think they just have a stronger union.
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