For being large, heavy creatures, the Hippopotamus is a highly skilled swimmer. They also have the ability to walk on the ground underwater! You have to be careful when you come across a Hippopotamus because they are actually highly dangerous and unpredictable. But this Hippopotamus figurine has been crafted out of high-quality plastic and carefully detail to resemble the live animal. Now you can play with and learn about the Hippopotamus without having to venture to sub-Sahara Africa! Most importantly, the Hippopotamus figurine is safe for children; therefore, it makes the perfect gift or party decoration!