Watching this baby hippo explore her mother’s mouth is weird and fascinating

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Humans tend to show their mothers love with things like phone calls, hugs, and a commercialized holiday dedicated to the wonderful women who brought us into this strange and confusing world. However, hippo affection is simply just strange and confusing.

When the Cincinnati Zoo uploaded this video of their famous hippo baby, Fiona, exploring her mom Bibi’s mouth, they had to explain that this ritual isn’t as disturbing as it may look.

“Hippos use their mouths to act tough, play, show affection, and explore the world around them,” the zoo wrote.

Although Bibi may like this mouth massage, it’s not recommended to try this out with your own mom. Remembering to give her a call every now and then should do just fine.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/06/12/hippo-baby-mom-mouth/

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