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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 ...

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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 ...

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.

Hippopotamus amphibius (Common Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus ...


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, ...

ANIMAL BYTES - Hippopotamus - Sea World


COMMON NAME: hippopotamus, hippo. KINGDOM: Animalia. PHYLUM: Chordata. CLASS: Mammalia. ORDER: Artiodactyla. FAMILY: Hippopotamidae.

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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hippopotamus - Wiktionary


From Latin and New Latin hippopotamus, from Ancient Greek ἱπποπόταμος ( hippopótamos), from ἵππος (híppos, “horse”) (English hippo-) + ποταμός ...

ADW: Hippopotamus amphibius: INFORMATION


Hippopotamusi (Hippopotamus amphibius) are found exclusively in the Ethiopian region of the world. Hippos occur in rivers throughout the savanna of Africa ...

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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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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 ...

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

Hippo | San Diego Zoo Animals


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 ...