Nature

How Do Hippos Get Clean?

Clip: Season 34 Episode 15 | 2m 11s

When it comes to skin care, hippos need a little help. Unable to pick up a stick and scratch their own backs, they’ve gone into partnership with a fish called the barbell. Barbells nibble away all the ticks and parasites and on a hippo's skin. Their service even includes dental hygiene.

Aired: 05/11/16

Rating: NR

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