This isn’t some bizarre Photoshopped hippopotamus, but rather a real couch by Maximo Riera. It’s a life-sized 1:1 scale recreation, and the black upholstery was given a realistic leathery texture, just like the real-life animal. No detail was spared, as te hippo’s face is intricately detailed. No word yet on pricing. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Riera says: “This captivating animal has been overshadowed many times by other notorious mammals in the savanna, but its intrepidity and tenacity is well know in their environment. The Zulu warriors preferred to be as brave as a hippopotamus, since even lions were not consider to match their courage.”