Friday, September 17, 2010

Hippos and Miros

For years my daughter's favorite animal was the hippopotamus (Greek for river horse.) After many youtube videos on the subject, particularly of Imani, the baby hippo, I have grown to like them, too.

Did you know that a group of hippopotamuses is called a bloat? Or that their closest living relatives are whales and porpoises? But hippos are so much meaner...

This hippo is featured on an Etsy treasury by Vonlenska Vintage.

And then I just have to share Lucy's Miro drawing. Once again, the five year old knocks my socks off!

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