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Watch a Protective Mother Hippo Guard Her Baby

Clip: Season 38 Episode 10 | 3m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Weighing only 4% as much as an adult, a baby hippo is completely dependent on its mother. The pair stays isolated from the rest of the pod, allowing the calf to imprint on his mother and for the two to forge a vital bond.

Aired: 01/15/20

Rating: NR

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