facts about hippos

facts about Hippos

  1. Hippos are semi aquatic.
  2. Hippos are territorial only when in water
  3. Male hippos are larger than females
  4. Hippos have been labelled the most aggressive animals in the world.
  5. Hippos eat up to 35kgs of grass every night
  6. A hippo has a gestation of up to 8 months
  7. Hippos are the 3rd largest living mammals
  8. Hippos are very social and hang out in groups
  9. A hippo’s ears and nostrils are located on top of its head and automatically close when the animal is under water.
  10. A hippo’s yawn is not a sign of sleepiness but a threat gesture