Baby Hippopotamus (Britains Zoo 940)
From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Baby Hippopotamus (Britains Zoo 940)Baby Hippopotamus (i)
A painted hollowcast lead Baby Hippopotamus, from the Britains Zoo range, catalogue number 940.
- Giulia ...
- " This model is similar to the previous one, the baby hippopotamus is sitting and its mother is standing to protect it. The mother and baby are a pair and are always displayed together. "
1940 catalogue description
- " When one thinks of a baby, it is usually something small and chubby, but the baby hippo hardly fits this description. He is a bulky animal even in his very early days and rapidly assumes proportions outside all conception of babyhood. "