Pink Hippos Aren't Just For Children's Games

Two brothers went to Kenya looking for wildebeest. What they found was much more unusual — a rare pink hippo. Pink hippos have often been sighted in America, during rounds of the frantic marble munching children's game Hungry Hungry Hippos.

ARI SHAPIRO, host:

Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro. Two brothers went to Kenya looking for wildebeest and what they found was much more unusual - a rare pink hippo. It's a juvenile. Photos show it toddling next to its much bigger, browner mother. Pink hippos have often been sighted in America, during rounds of the frantic marble munching children's game Hungry Hungry Hippos.

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Unidentified Man: (Singing) Playing Hungry, Hungry Hippos. Hungry, Hungry Hippos.

Unidentified Child: I win.

SHAPIRO: It's MORNING EDITION.

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