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Photos: Zoo hippos take bite out of 'Grizzlies'

Photos: Zoo hippos take bite out of 'Grizzlies'

Credit: KENS 5

Hippos Uma and Tumbo take a bite out of watermelons bearing the Memphis Grizzlies' logo at the San Antonio Zoo before Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday May 21, 2013.

by Kens5.com Staff

khou.com

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 4:24 PM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 4 at 10:36 PM

SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Zoo held a Spurs pep rally on Tuesday morning with two of the biggest and baddest cheerleaders they could find.

To the delight of young screaming Spurs fans, hippos Uma and Tumbo smashed the Grizzlies with their powerful jaws. Not real grizzly bears, of course, but watermelons bearing the Memphis Grizzlies' logo.

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The Spurs will try to notch a second win as they take on the Grizzlies in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at 8 p.m. And if the hippo demonstration is telling of tonight's game... Go Spurs Go!

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