Hippo Sunkenby Fernando Vieira
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Our Rectangular Pillow is the ultimate decorative accent to any room. Made from 100% spun polyester poplin fabric, these "lumbar" pillows feature a double-sided print and are finished with a concealed zipper for an ideal contemporary look. Includes faux down insert. Available in small, medium, large and x-large.
ABOUT THE ART
Hippos were sacred to the ancient Egyptians. The goddess of fertility, Tuéris, was represented as a bipedal hippopotamus.
Hippos are social animals living in groups of 10 to 30 animals, although groups of more than a hundred already been observed. The groups have several females and males but only one alpha male. Mediation meetings between males of the same group is made through the practice of "gaping", which consists in confronting the two males in the water and opening their mouths at an angle of up to 140 degrees, so give the opponent an estimate of size, thus subjecting the smaller individuals and avoiding physical confrontations that could hurt both.