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Moto Moto the Hippopotamus is Gloria's best friend in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. He is a buff and muscular hippopotamus.

Moto Moto is best known for his song, that he sang in his first appearance, "Big & Chunky".


Moto Moto has a big chest, a unibrow, and an overbite with one tooth. He also has a smooth, scratchy voice.


Moto Moto is evidently the Hunk in the hippo territory.

Moto Moto is attracted to fat, thick, plumpy, and big female hippos; the bigger, the better for him.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Gloria falls in love with Moto Moto at first sight. He, too, fell in love with her at first sight, but Gloria lost interest after she found out on a date with Moto Moto that he only likes her for her body, and then Gloria leaves him, but they still remain friends.

Later he helps Gloria and the other animals dig for water after the watering hole dries up, but to their disappointment only finds diamonds and gold.