Twin hippos born in Dutch zoo
Their births mark the second twin hippo birth recorded in The Netherlands.5 May 2008
EMMEN - Twin hippos have been born at a zoo in the Dutch town of Emmen.
Mother Jetje won't allow anyone near them, so the sex of the twins is not yet known, nor have they been named.
A spokesperson said that the same hippo had born another set of twins in 2000, the only other case ever recorded in The Netherlands.
The births bring to twelve the number of hippos in the zoo, making it one of the largest captive herds in the world.
[Radio Netherlands / ANP / Expatica]
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