ITEM #: 12158 Hippopotamus Ornament by Old World Christmas
From Old World Christmas. The hippopotamus is the third largest land animal and is native to Africa. It’s name comes from the Greek words “hippos” meaning horse and “patamos” meaning river since its cries sound similar to a horse’s neighing and it spends much of its time in the water. With accurate shape, form, and coloring, this hippo ornament is a safe way to get in close to view this majestic animal.