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(Click On Detroit)   Last week marked the 159th anniversary on the day a circus hippo escaped into the Detroit River, only to be rounded up by his friend, a black mastiff. I'd totally watch this cartoon   (clickondetroit.com) divider line
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2022-06-25 11:04:30 PM  
Don't look at me.
 
2022-06-25 11:08:49 PM  

Herbert's Hippopotamus: Don't look at me.


Well....now we're all gonna look at you.
 
2022-06-25 11:09:59 PM  
I want to imagine this was playing in the background as this circus hippo made his big break
Dan Balan - Freedom (official video)
Youtube oXZ5j3k82HY
 
2022-06-25 11:23:36 PM  
About the Author:
Morgan is a senior at Wayne State University studying political science and communications.

Hopefully she is better at Political Science
 
2022-06-25 11:23:58 PM  
Andy the hippo went through 300 feet of the most befouled air I can think of and came out clean.
 
2022-06-25 11:30:56 PM  
Hippo jumped off a boat into the river. Hippos handler chases him down with a rowboat and a doggo. Doggo helps hippo swim to shore. Hippos handler, doggo, and hippo complete their journey to Detroit

I like to imagine that the handler and dog were riding the hippo into town. Don't take away my dream
 
2022-06-25 11:53:44 PM  
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Totally unrelated, but i would strongly recommend ^
 
2022-06-25 11:56:04 PM  
That goes to show...Hippos may be murder machines....but, at least, they are loyal. Unlike Fing elephants
 
2022-06-26 12:06:45 AM  
At least it didn't eat the midget.
 
2022-06-26 12:28:02 AM  
hippo and dog song - In the jungle the lion sleeps tonight - FULL VERSION !
Youtube oX-mrbzEyJA
 
2022-06-26 12:29:00 AM  
Where you goin' with that mastiff hound?

And I feel and I feel when the dogs begin to swim there
The hippo won't swim aloone....
 
2022-06-26 12:54:01 AM  
Did you say, "a circular hippo"? You meant "spherical", didn't you? Wow, my math teacher would be so relieved. He thought he was imagining those. He did drink a lot... or was that my physics teacher? Probably both. Anyway, they managed to teach me to drink a lot.

It's fine, look, we just set the radius of the hippo to zero, at which point... ha! ha! Yes, it's a point. The problem is so much easier if you consider a hippo as not actually being there. It's just a dot! A CHILD could draw one. This so much simplifies zoology, really.

...wait, why did we want an infinitesimal hippo again?
 
2022-06-26 12:55:50 AM  
Time for the Hippo Hurricane Holler.
 
2022-06-26 12:58:33 AM  

Mr. Shabooboo: Where you goin' with that mastiff hound?

And I feel and I feel when the dogs begin to swim there
The hippo won't swim aloone....


Took me a minute to figure out where this came from. Are you quoting STP Plush?
 
2022-06-26 1:37:55 AM  
I can't hear you with my tiny ears. Come juuuust a little closer...

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2022-06-26 4:36:56 AM  
GW University has a Hippopotamus for a mascot.

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I guess that makes it a Hippo Campus.

/fog horn.
 
2022-06-26 11:26:44 AM  
I was once chased by Zusha the Hippo while we were performing at Madison Square Garden back in my circus days. God, did she stink! Worst smelling animal in the menagerie! I was also beat up by and elephant, Juliet, and peed on by a tiger, all in one week. That's the glamor of the circus life!
 
2022-06-26 5:39:52 PM  

TorpedoOrca: Mr. Shabooboo: Where you goin' with that mastiff hound?

And I feel and I feel when the dogs begin to swim there
The hippo won't swim aloone....

Took me a minute to figure out where this came from. Are you quoting STP Plush?


I am...
 
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