Hippopotamus @ Singapore Zoo

After visiting our local zoo and seeing how sad all the caged monkeys and the rest of the animals are, we don’t really quite like zoos anymore until we came across Singapore Zoo. Their Orang Utans there are free-ranged and dangled freely on trees. All other animals have their own spacious enclosures and no one was in cages.

Ethan especially loves the hippopotamus. He has never imagined a hippo to be so graceful until he saw with his own eyes those hippo tip toeing in the water!

Hippos in Singapore Zoo

Here in Singapore Zoo, the hippos swim freely and visitors get to see their entire features in that glass enclosure.

Singapore Zoo

Ethan was tickled by the way the hippo tip toed across him. Hippos can’t swim so they walk in water.

Hipopotamus in Singapore Zoo

These two are a couple. I forgot their names.

Can hippos swim?

We even got to see the hippos feeding.

Hipopotamus feeding

Nom nom nom. We love the Singapore Zoo very much and are saddened that our local zoo is in such a deplorable state. I wish something will be done to improve our local zoo :(

14 Comments + Add Comment

  • //

    Ethan looks so different in these pictures. May be because his hair style. He looks so small next to the hippo.

    • //

      He sweat and I kept wiping his hair until flat liao ..

  • //

    Aiyorrrrr!!!!! I hope when Ethan sees me, he will not think that he has seen me somewhere before. Muahahahahahaha!!!

    • //

      LMAO Arthur!! You cracked me up with this comment! Hahahhahhaa..

  • //

    Wow, the hippo is so much relax there compared to Malaysia’s zoo! Haha xD

    • //

      They definitely look happier too!

  • //

    haha! now i know hippo got tail!!! so cuteee!

    • //

      Yeah la! If harap our zoo, we can only see the TOP of the hippos dipped in murky water.. Sad, so sad..

  • //

    Wow first time i see a hippo! cuteeeee

  • //

    That’s why i never fancy our local zoo! >.<

  • //

    so next time if ethan cant swim, he will walk instead? =p

  • //

    Yeah Singapore Zoo is really world class. We saw the same hippos too. They were kissing in fact. I took some pictures but unfortunately my skill is terrible. So the pictures turned out dark. Didn’t bother to post it in my blog. Sigh.

  • //

    I heard that Singapore Zoo was awarded something like Best Zoo bla bla bla, I’m not sure how true is it???

  • //

    never been to Singapore zoo nor i like to go to zoo, i prefer to observe my cash (for the entrance fees duh) than looking at animals HAHA

Leave a comment

Join ME for updates & giveaways!

About Me

MeHome is where MY heart is.
I am a mother to two boys; Ethan and Ayden and a wife to Darling William. I'm a stay at home mum who blogs to break the monotony of life and to avoid feeling jaded. Would love to get to know all the Super Mommies and Daddies and Babies or Singles out there with the hope that we can learn more from each other. Most of all, I am a happy person, and I hope YOU are too.

Click here to learn more about me ^_^

My Latest Video

Watch my videos      

Easy Tong Sui Recipes

Resipi Kuih Muih Tradisional

Our Hotel Reviews Collection



Ayden and Mummy demo making CNY snacks


Submerryn and Mummy doing LIVE Peranakan Cooking Demo

Submerryn NTV7 Breakfast Show

Submerryn talks about coping with physical changes during pregnancy

Submerryn ON TV3, MHI

CNY Ang Pow lantern making demo and playing with snakes

Submerryn ON TV2 Hello On Two

CNY Ang Pow lantern making demo

Submerryn On TV3 KidsNews

Crafting with Ethan on KidsNews

Submerryn On Bernama Radio24

Submerryn In The Star Metro

Submerryn In The Star, In.Tech

Moms who’ve banked on their hobbies and build successful businesses

Submerryn In The Star, Metro

Tossing Lou Sang

Submerryn In Sin Chew

Family holiday trip

Thailand: Impiana Kata Noi

Thailand: Impiana Patong

Thailand: Novotel Hua Hin Cha-Am

Thailand: Swissotel Kamala

Thailand: Novotel Sukhumvit

Thailand: Novotel Ploenchit

Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit

Thailand: Novotel Karon

Thailand: Novotel Surin

Thailand: Holiday Inn Mai Khao

Holiday Inn Resort Mai Khao and Activities for the Family

Thailand: Vana Nava Water Jungle

Thailand: Plearnwan Hua Hin

Thailand: Santorini Park Cha-am

Thailand: Asiatique Sky Bangkok

Indonesia: Holiday Inn Bali

Holiday Inn Resort Bali and Activities for the Kids

S’pore: Shangri-La Singapore

S’pore: Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa

S’pore Skyline Luge Sentosa

S’pore Universal Studio

Universal Studio Singapore

S’pore River Cruise

Singapore River Cruise

S’pore S.E.A Aquarium

S.E.A Aquarium, Sentosa, Singapore

S’pore Hotel Jen Tanglin

Klang Valley: Impiana KLCC

Port Dickson: Lexis Hibiscus

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson and Activities for the Family

Port Dickson: Thistle

Thistle Port Dickson

Penang: Golden Sands Resort

Golden Sands Resort, Penang

Penang: Holiday Inn Resort

Holiday Inn Resort Penang and Activities for the Kids

Penang: Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Batu Feringghi Beach, Penang

Pahang: Swiss-Garden Kuantan

Pahang: Bukit Gambang Safari Park

Bukit Gambang Resort City

Melaka: Holiday Inn

Melaka: Hotel Equatorial

Equatorial Hotel Melaka

Melaka: Estadia by Hatten

Estadia by Hatten

Melaka: Novotel

Novotel Melaka

Melaka: Philea Resort & Spa

Johor: Pulai Springs Resort

Pulai Springs Resort, Johor Bahru

Johor: The Crystal Crown Arch

Johor: Dinosaur Alive Water Park

Johor: Legoland

Legoland, Johor

Johor: Hello Kitty

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, Nusajaya Johor

Perak: The Haven Resort Hotel, Ipoh

Perak: Lost World of Tambun

Perak: Swiss-Garden Beach Resort

T’ganu: Resorts World Kijal