This is Obi, a baby pygmy hippo who lives at the Melbourne Zoo. This is his first swim, and while Obi isn’t nearly as calm as his mother Petre, he’s certainly trying hard.

Look at his little panicked eyes! That’s exactly the look you need for either a literal or metaphorical “in over your head” moment.

[via Tastefully Offensive]


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