This is a baby hippo.
While you often seem him wandering around on land, he’s also a big fan of exploring his aquatic side, getting his toes wet and enjoying some water and mud.
There are all kinds of fun activities for a baby hippo to enjoy while he’s hanging out in the water.
He can admire his beautiful reflection.
He can stomp and splash.
And of course hippos are herbivores, so he enjoys chomping on all the extra-moist and delicious noms at the water’s edge.
Which, for some reason that makes the human go “gah, do you have to rip all my grass out by the ROOT!?!”. Whatever that means.
The water is also a delightful place to hang out and spend some quality family time with his momma hippo (from whom he inherited his sleek physique).
Baby hippos enjoy inviting their friends over to admire their pool sometimes too (“friend” and “pool” are both a stretch, admittedly, but don’t tell baby hippo).
Most importantly though, the baby hippo – while quite robust – is still a very regal creature, whether on land or in the water.
After all, the word hippopotamus is derived from ancient Greek meaning quite literally “river horse”, and I’m not sure there’s a better representation of that than Obi.