The United States Postal Service has some handy instructions for movers on how to pack their valuable belongings. Included, of course, is How To Pack Hippos:
The packing list includes: 1,000-gallon tank (per hippo), crane, 1-pound sedative, soothing hippo music, and two aspirin (for you).
Hippo prefers to travel by chauffeur. His packing list includes hat, sunglasses, rain poncho, swimming trunk, cookies, and a book.