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...
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Oct 30, 2014 ... Hippos are ideally suited for their amphibious lifestyle and are the third largest
land animals on Earth!
Did you know hippos can close their nostrils to keep water out when they're
submerged? Learn more fun hippopotamus facts at Animal Fact Guide!
Hippos bask on the shoreline and secrete an oily red substance, which gave rise
to the myth that they sweat blood. The liquid is actually a skin moistener and ...
Hippopotamuses are found in Africa. The name hippopotamus means 'river horse
' and is often shortened to hippo. The hippopotamus is generally considered ...
The hippopotamus, whose hide alone can weigh half a ton, is the third-largest
living land mammal, after elephants and white rhinos. It was considered a female
Click here for more animal facts. Scientific Name is Hippopotamus Amphibius-
meaning River Horse. Hippo's are the 3rd largest land mammal after the elephant
Hippo facts for kids. Learn all about where hippos live, what they eat, how they
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