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He hippo in Japan zoo turns out to be a she

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A "Lady Boy " hippo....why not, these are modern times.

Should be able to use the toilet she chooses.

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It's a zhe-male... Lol!

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Does it answer to the name Matsuko?

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He hippo in Japan zoo turns out to be a she

Is that how she identifies?

A "Lady Boy " hippo....why not, these are modern times.

Should be able to use the toilet she chooses

yup

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Poor thing. Japanese zoos are diabolically inhumane.

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Neglect is rife in Japanese zoos. Completely understandable how they didnt realise. Surprised they didnt think it was an elephant.

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Male and female hippos aren't easily distinguished by external traits, especially when there are just 1 or 2 animals. Males behave different than females, but that requires a herd large enough for multiple females and multiple males.

Male tusks are larger, but without other hippos around for comparison, it is hard to see that.

DNA is probably the easiest way for humans to know. There are probably smells that hippos know which differentiate males from females too.

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I usually look to see if a hippo has a weiner or not.

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Did they just assume her gender and pronouns. Typical ( ^∀^)

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Speed

Today 09:12 am JST

I usually look to see if a hippo has a weiner or not

Whatever floats your boat. #love for all species ( ^∀^)

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And the pronouns are?

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Ze's got the same body type as some of zir counterparts here in the US.

Hippos don't have much hair, but the zookeeper should die the little that there is blue.

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This story is the gift that keeps giving.

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Should've looked under zir's skirt in the first place, tsk tsk.

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Even animals are not spared from the liberal’s cognitive dissonace and the plague of gender distortions.

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Even animals are not spared from the liberal’s cognitive dissonace and the plague of gender distortions

Hysterical.

Lay off the podcasts.

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I guess they just thought it was not very well endowed.

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Yes, teeny-weeny.

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I usually look to see if a hippo has a weiner or not.

OOOKKAAYYY...

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So there ARE male and female hippos but humans are fluid? Right...

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On a serious note. All Japanese zoo’s should be closed as they are no more than prisons for animals with little overcrowded cells for the inmates.

the same goes for all the aquariums. But for the Japanese people as long as they look cute , they don’t care about the happiness of the animal

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What a lazy headline.

The animal was never a "he hippo" in the first place, so why is the headline saying that?

The animal was female all along.

Is this some kind of pro-"transgender" thing or something?

Well, nice try ... but this animal isn't male and never was.

Because as with humans, sex cannot change.

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They thought it was the tail that was cut

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