The hippopotamus is a semi-aquatic herbivorous animal that is found in the sub-Sahara region of Africa. They stand second in terms of size after the elephants. They live in herds and mostly operate at night. A Hippo can eat around 35kgs of grass in one single night. Hippopotamus sweat out the red liquid-like substance which moisturizes their skin and prevents it from harmful sun rays. This liquid also protects them from germs and bacteria. Hippo’s tend to live around 40 years in their natural habitat and about 50 years in captivity.
Let’s check out some fun hippo inspired cool products for all the hippo fans out there.
This cute little hippo themed trinket box is made from metal and crystals. It is around 3.8 x 1.4 x 2 inches in dimensions. This durable product has been crafted with materials like zinc alloy, colorful enamel, and quality rhinestones. Moreover, this hippo theme jewelry box is handmade and hand-painted with a delicate design that gives it a charming and expensive overall look. The hinged cover of the trinket is studded with elegant and hand-picked crystals by Waltz.
This old-world Christmas tree ornament is crafted from age-old traditions and techniques that were prevalent in the 1800s. It is made from mouth-blown molten glass which is further finely carved in molds. This hippo themed pretty little ornament comes in dimensions of 3 x 4.25 x 2 inches and weighs around 2.08 ounces. Furthermore, it is hand-painted and decorated with glitter in numerous steps for achieving a perfect and beautiful look.
If you love soft toys, then this product is a must buy for you. This giant hippopotamus soft toy comes in dimensions of 28” long x 17” tall x 14” wide and weighs about 5.4 pounds. Its body crafted from a plush, soft, and shiny material that mostly resembles real life hippo. This toy comes with sturdy and robust wire-frame, which allows it to stand upright. This soft toy has tiny ears, pink nostrils, wrinkly legs along with large snout. It makes up for a good adorable friend for any child that is fascinated by wildlife. Melissa & Doug is a manufacturer of this product and has more than 25 years of experience in producing child-friendly toys.
All the above products are not just theme based decorative items, but they are also usable in one way or other. Apart from being beautifully crafted, all these products are hand-made and hand-decorated. They make for excellent gift articles for birthdays, weddings and anniversaries. For those who love to sing “I wanna hippopotamus for Christmas” definitely deserve one of these items as a Christmas present.