We wonder if he's gay!
Check out (above) a photo taken of an extremely rare PINK hippopotamus!
The animal was spotted by brothers Will and Matt Burrard-Lucas, who were traveling through the Masai Mara wild animal preserve when they spotted him!
And unlike the bigotry found in the human race, his hippo friends haven't made him feel different from anyone else!
The brothers wrote:
“Being an animal that is so strikingly different often results in a hard life; these creatures frequently become outcasts, rejected by their conventionally colored peers. In this case however, we were relieved to note that the other hippos seemed to be treating the pink hippo just like any other.”
The hippo is believed to have leucism, which is a reduction of all types of pigmentation, and no other animals like him were spotted in the Mara River area.
Call it whatever scientific-mumbo jumbo you'd like, but we're just going to call him FABULOUS!
LOLs! We're obsessed!
[Image via Burrard-Lucas.]
Tags: hippopotamus, kenya, leucism, mara river, masai mara wild animal preserve, matt burrard-lucas, pigment, pink, will burrard-lucas