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SD Zoo baby hippo shows off underwater ballet skills

July 3, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A baby hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo is garnering much attention for his knack for underwater ballet.

The 5-month-old calf has become an Internet star with more than two million views on YouTube.

The little guy's name is Adhama, which means "honor" in Swahili.

He spends most of his days gracefully twirling around the hippo enclosure with his proud mom on hand to watch.

Adhama is her fourth baby.

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