Though a bull hippopotamus
Rejects the life monogamous,
Each partner’s a fat cow,
So it’s evident how
Sex becomes largely monotonous.
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) means “waterhorse” in ancient Greek. They are considered by many to be the most dangerous animal in Africa. According to Wikipedia, “their closest living relatives are cetaceans (whales, porpoises, etc.) from which they diverged about 55 million years ago.” The hippocampus is where they learn things at college.