November 11, 2009

Hippo Pool, Tanzania

Photograph by Andrew Kaplan

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It was nap time at this hippo pool in Tanzania in July 2008. The jumble of large gray bodies punctuated by pink eyes and ears made for a compelling image. The hippos seemed content to nuzzle alongside one another. Most of them appeared to be snoozing contentedly despite the utter lack of privacy or personal space.


This photo and caption were submitted to the 2009 International Photography Contest. See photo galleries, play jigsaw puzzles, and download wallpaper.

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