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Hippopotamus - Wikipedia


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

Hippopotamuses, Hippopotamus Pictures, Hippopotamus Facts ...


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 ...

Hippopotamus - National Geographic Kids


Groups of hippos are led by one large male. The other members are females, their young, and a few young adult males. The leader of the group keeps control of ...

Hippopotamus | African Wildlife Foundation


The large hippo, found in East Africa, occurs south of the Sahara. The other, much smaller (440 to 605 pounds) species of hippo is the pygmy hippopotamus.

Mar 10, 2015 ... The hippo is world's largest, angriest animal. They are largely recognized as Africa's most dangerous animal...and they can ruin your day.

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

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!

Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) - theBIGzoo


The name hippopotamus means "river horse". The hippopotamus is an extremely large creature with a round body, short legs, and a big, broad head. They are ...

Hippo | San Diego Zoo Animals & Plants


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 ...

Hippopotamus - Woodland Park Zoo Seattle WA


The hippopotamus (hippo) belongs to the family Hippopotamidae, which includes two species, the hippopotamus (H. amphibius) and the pygmy hippopotamus ...