Woodland Park Zoo: Hippo!
Washington

Woodland Park Zoo: Hippo!

What sound does a hippo make?
HIPPO!

OK, I swear that is funny if you hear me say it out loud in the high-pitched squeel I say it in.

OK, maybe not funny per se…

The Heavyweight hippo statue at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington
The Heavyweight bronze hippo by Dr. Bart Brent (1997) near hippo exhibit in African Savanna.

Hippo at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington

Site: Woodland Park Zoo
Location: South entrance address: 750 N. 50th Street; West entrance address: 5500 Phinney Ave. N.; North entrance address: 601 N. 59th Street (closed during winter, Oct. 1-April 30)
Cost: Adult: $11 (Oct. 1 to Apr. 30), $16.50 (May 1 to Sept. 30). Child: $8 (Oct. 1 to Apr. 30), $11 (May 1 to Sept. 30). Toddler: Free.
Hours: Open every day of the year except Christmas Day, December 25; October 1 to April 30 — 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily; May 1 to September 30 — 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily (visit website for exceptions)
Date: July 1, 2009

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