If you are looking to employ a fun playtime companion or a late night cuddle buddy then the Cuddlekins Hippopotamus Stuffed Animal by Wild Republic is the right choice for the job. This plush hippopotamus has years of experience in the cuddle industry and has also spent some time in the world of professional napping. We know what you're thinking, that's great and all but what does a stuffed hippopotamus know about playtime? The real question is; what doesn't it know about playtime? You might think that you have fun now, but just wait until this hippopotamus stuffed animal shows up. Your whole definition of fun will be re-written. Balls will bounce higher, stars will shine brighter, and asparagus will taste better. Yes, the Cuddlekins hippopotamus is so fantastic that it can even improve the taste of asparagus. Well, if you have some garlic powder around. That's its secret ingredient, a little salt and pepper and some garlic powder. The Cuddlekins Hippopotamus Stuffed Animal also dabbled in culinary school before settling into the cuddle industry. This plush hippopotamus measures about twelve inches long, is durably built, and loves great big hugs. It is thoughtfully designed and colored to resemble a real hippopotamus along with being undeniably adorable. As with all of Wild Republic's quality stuffed animals, the Cuddlekins Hippopotamus Stuffed Animal is handcrafted with all new, child safe materials and meets or exceeds all U.S. safety standards. Recommended for ages three and up, surface washing is suggested for this stuffed hippopotamus.