How Big Are a Hippos Teeth?

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A hippo's canine teeth can grow as long as 3 feet in length so they can get pretty big.When their molars have worn down and are no longer able to grind up food, the hippo dies.
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The Hippopotamus- and for just reason it is protected from commercial hunting, has the largest teeth in proportion to body size of any living animal, even whale"s teeth are not
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The hippopotamus's teeth, being made of bone, are usually white or a slight
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(I3/3, C1/1, P4/4, M3/3) × 2 = 44. That means 6 upper and 6 lower incisors, 2 upper and 2 lower canines, 8 upper and 8 lower premolars, and 6 upper and 6 lower molars.
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Elephants have four teeth, all molars, which have jagged ridges for grinding leaves, stems, and roots. Hippos have a full set of 12 teeth.
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Hippopotamus
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Hippopotamidae Genus: Hippopotamus Species: Hippopotamus amphibius
The Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) is a large, plant-eating African mammal, one of only two living and three (or four) recently extinct species in the family Hippopotamidae. Hippopotamuses ('hippopotami' is also... More »
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