14 Chubby Hippo Tattoos

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14 Chubby Hippo Tattoos

This is one vegan you'll never want to mess with!

The word hippopotamus is Ancient Greek for "river horse", but this is not an animal you would ever attempt to ride. They're the third largest land mammal and are closely related to water mammals such as whales and porpoises. 

Hippos survive on a diet of primarily grass, of which they can consume up to 150lb each night when they graze. They're aggressive creatures and are known to ram boats and cause human fatalities. So, it's probably best to not make any vegan jokes around them. 

To see a hippopotamus in the wild you would need to travel to Africa, so a tattoo is probably a cheaper option for most of us. Both the regular hippo and the pygmy hippopotamus have received the tattoo treatment. Take a look! 

And, finally, if you're like me, you can't think of hippopotamus without remembering this scene from Big Daddy.

Elephant tattoos can be gorgeous as well, check out this blog: 

From Top to Bottom: 10 Bodyparts to Get a Elephant Tattoo on

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