Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the Animal Profile Series for children and curious grown-ups, too, designed to teach viewers key facts about the life of various animals one creature at a time, Animal Profile Series: Hippopotamuses explores the lifestyle of the water-loving hippo. Cinematography presents the chubby hippo in its natural habitat, roaming over land and splashing in the water. Viewers learn that the animal is often quite fierce and always giant-sized. The program is recommended for children age six to 12.