Yup.. that Hippopotamus is one big gentle giant. Her name is Jessica and she takes advantage of the family pet life, as much as the puppies do.
From the Telegraph
“Most nights, Jessica totters off back to the river for a mudbath. But on other occasions she’ll wander into the house, wet and dripping slime and plonk herself on the couple’s bed.”
Jessica apparently spends a lot of her time with dogs; sleeping, playing, chowing, even grooming some of the puppies. A few pictures follow: