Everybody loves a big mouth---that is, when it belongs to this charming Hippopotamus puppet! With exquisite features such as a realistically contoured head, bewhiskered muzzle and speckled gray velboa fabric, she's also big enough make a splash with kids and collectors alike!
This Hippo Hand Puppet is eighteen inches from snout to tail and can be used by an adult's hand to work its movable mouth.
Facts of Interest:
Hippos used to live throughout Asia, Europe, and Africa. Today, only two species remain and they are in Africa, south of the Sahara.
Hippopotamos amphibius is the hippo's scientific name. In English that means, "river horse who lives on land and water."
Hippos are nocturnal; they spend their days in the water, resting. At night, they roam on land, eating grass.