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But is she housebroken?

A friend sent this along, and I can’t help but think that a saint whom we recently celebrated —  Francis of Assisi — would approve. 

Meet Jessica, the hippo who’s also a family pet:

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posted October 12, 2009 at 12:13 am

can make a hippopotamus smile?
boom boom boom
can make her walk for more than a mile?
boom boom boom
going down a slippery slide
going for a bicycle ride
That’s not what hippos do!
Ooze through the goo without any shoes
Wade through the water till her lips turn blue
what makes a hippopotamus smile
boom boom boom
what makes her walk for more than a mile
boom boom boom

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posted October 12, 2009 at 9:24 am

It always makes me feel so good to see people with such compassion and a since of duty.

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