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The common hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant ...

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Hippopotamuses love water, which is why the Greeks named them the "river horse." Hippos spend up to 16 hours a day submerged in rivers and lakes to keep ...

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Learn more about the Hippopotamus - with amazing Hippopotamus videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Hippopotamus | African Wildlife Foundation


The other, much smaller (440 to 605 pounds) species of hippo is the pygmy hippopotamus. Limited to very restricted ranges in West Africa, it is a shy, solitary  ...

Hippopotamus Facts | Hippo Information - Animal Fact Guide


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!

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Hippopotamus Classification and EvolutionThe Hippopotamus is a large semi- aquatic mammal that is found wallowing in the rivers and lakes across ...

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The name “hippopotamus” comes from a Greek word meaning “water horse” or “ river horse.” But hippos are not related to horses at all—in fact, their closest ...

Hippo facts - Out to Africa


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  ...

Hippopotamus Fact Sheet - San Diego Zoo Global Library


Genus: Hippopotamus Species: Hippopotamus amphibius (Common Hippopotamus) Species: Hippopotamus madagascariensis (extinct dwarf hippo from ...

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The Common Hippopotamus was already rare in Egypt by the time of the Renaissance. From the end of the Roman Empire up until towards 1700 at the latest, ...

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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