Hippos have something of a reputation for being rather cantankerous creatures, but you really wouldn't believe it when you see these cute little critters. Check out this list, compiled by Bored Panda, for some of the most adorable baby hippos we could find.

Hippopotamuses are thought to be around 55 million years old. They come from Sub-Saharan Africa, and their name means 'River Horse' in Ancient Greek. They're generally considered to be the third-largest land mammal after elephants and white rhinos, and although you probably wouldn't guess it, their closest relations are actually whales and dolphins. Their diet consists mainly of grass, and they typically live for about 45 years. Despite their tubby appearance, hippos can easily outrun a human, and they can be very aggressive, especially when threatened. They still look cute though! Just don't get too close...

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Pygmy Hippopotamus Meets Salad

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Nancy Arnold
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If I eat my greens will grow big and strong like you ?!

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Gillian Black
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

your doing wels son just tread water you will be fine

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Baby Hippos

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Elaine Flynn
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I asked for soap in the outside shower, this is what I got.........

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Wyndmere
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do I smell like green apple or watermelon?

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Michelle Halby
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Here u go, don't ever say I never give you anything

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Baby Pygmy Hippo

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Stephen Fink
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Day 53: The local birds still think I'm a potato.

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Khushi Hegde
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Quick! Scram! Before they figure out I peed in the pool!!

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