By Jennifer McRae

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– The hippos at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo got a special spa treatment this week. They seem to love the hose!

(credit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)

The three hippos, Biko, Kasai and Zambezi, got a much-needed cleaning with a hose that reaches all those out-of-the-way spots.

(credit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)

Zookeepers say they love the spray, and one of them even closes her eyes during the soothing jet massage.

(credit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)

Jennifer McRae