It eats dwarves, I'm guessing.
Hippo eats dwarf
Hippo Eats Dwarf is the title of a hoax news article which claims that a dwarf was accidentally eaten by a hippopotamus. Also note that in the version of the story, the dwarf is Austrian and his name is Franz Dasch. I haven't seen them do much with animals though, and this one would be extremely difficult to recreate! The hippo can get you at any time. Animals Death Posted on Wed Feb 23, The story of Hippo swallowing a Dwarf accidentally became widely popular because it was also reported in the Manchester Evening News and the Sydney Daily Telegraph.