Schleich Hippopotamus Wild Life figure. Although hippopotamuses cannot swim particularly well, they spend nearly all day in the water.
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.
Schleich Hippopotamus figure features:
- Model Number: 14814
- Size(approx.): 12.8 × 4.7 × 6 cm
- Material: Plastic
- Recommended Age: 3 +
All Schleich models comply with relevant safety regulations and have also all CE tested and approved.
Anywhere’s a Playground™ is the philosophy behind every Schleich figure and accessory. Modelled on nature and intricately painted by hand, the Schleich collection of figures and accessories has amazingly accurate detail and help children learn and develop through imaginative play.
Founded by Friedrich Schleich in 1935. They released their first figurines in the 1950s with comic figurines such as Snoopy and The Smurfs. The 1980's saw the introduction of the popular animal and also the dinosaur figures. Today Schleich is sold in more than 50 countries around the world and even today, each new figure is designed together with experts, manufactured with a love of detail and are still painted by hand.