Africa 2013 - TrekLightly

Mother and Baby hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)

Baby hippos are born underwater at a weight between 25 and 45 kg (55 and 99 lb) and an average length of around 127 cm (4.17 ft), and must swim to the surface to take their first breaths. (Wiki)

Taken in the wild, while on foot, at the Mara River in Tanzania.

HippoHippopotamus amphibius