Hippopotamus - Ages 3+
Explore the wild with this Hippopotamus , a fun, educational toy figurine from Schleich! This toy is detailed and handheld, and is ideal for hours of imaginative play.
- Although hippopotamuses cannot swim particularly well, they spend nearly all day in the water. They cannot simply drift along, because they're just too heavy. If they wish to cross a river, they allow themselves to sink to the bottom and walk along the river bed to the other shore.
- Fun Fact: Hippopotamuses can hold their breath underwater for up to 30 minutes.
- Scientific Facts: Scientific name: Hippopotamus amphibius / Conservation Status: Vulnerable / Global Home: Africa / Primary Habitat: Wetlands
- Dimensions: 5.04 x 1.85 x 2.36 inch (W x D x H)
DETAILED & REALISTIC. Crafted with precision and authentic detail to create a lifelike toy that teaches and inspires toddlers and kids; helps introduce children to animals. From the first sketch to the intricate finishing touches, we see value in every detail.
HEALTHY IMAGINATIVE PLAY. The Hippopotamus from Schleich is carefully designed to inspire safe and creative pretend play for children as both a single toy or part of a larger collection.
PART OF A GROWING PLAY WORLD. The Hippopotamus is part of the Wild Life collection of figurines and playsets from Schleich. Great for gifting, this figurine can stand alone or fit into a larger, modular play world.
BUILT TO LAST. As an 85-year-old German toy company, we are committed to manufacturing realistic toys with the highest standard of quality and safety for years of durable play and collectability. All products and the materials used meet or exceed the strictest applicable toy safety requirements.