How Big Are a Hippos Teeth?


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.
Q&A Related to "How Big Are a Hippos Teeth"
Hippos canines are used for fighting other males, and eating plants and grass.
Hippos have a huge mouth, measuring up to 4 ft (1.2 m) across, and
Elephants have four teeth, all molars, which have jagged ridges for grinding leaves, stems, and roots. Hippos have a full set of 12 teeth.
Hippos have 36 teeth. The incisors and the canines get to be 18
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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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