Loopiethotamus, the Chihuahua Who Thinks He is a Hippopotamus is about a chihuahua who really does believe he is a true hippopotamus. He was left in the meadow by Mama Chihuahua because she could not take care of him. Mama Hippopotamus found him there the next morning and took him home to live with her family. These are very enjoyable, engaging books for your little ones. Loopiethotamus is a character who truly believes in himself.