Hippopotami are a large semi-aquatic animal that are mainly found in the continent of Africa. Their habitat includes rivers, lakes, and wetlands. Hippopotami are also known as water horse. They spent most of their time in staying in water and they can swim easily in water. Their group is known as herd and their distinctive features are ears, nostrils and eyes. Their size grows to 5m and their weight up to 8,000 lbs. They are herbivorous mammals who like to eat grasses, flowers, grains and others.
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Hippopotamus ("river horse") is a large, plant-eating African mammal..
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Hippopotamus, is the third largest animal that lives on land. A-to-Z Science is brought to you by DiscoverySchool.com and powered by World Book Online.
Once numerous in all African rivers and streams with deep water, the hippo is now largely restricted to natural parks and wildlife refuges.
The name hippopotamus means “river horse.” When hippos open their mouths wide, it is not a yawn, but is actually a threat gesture. Hippos can run as fast as a human, and have killed more people in Africa than any other wild animal.
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