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Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
Angus mac donald amazing hippos
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  • 1. Amazing HipposAmazing Hippos By AngusBy Angus In Grade 6In Grade 6 From FessendenFrom Fessenden
  • 2. Scientific ClassificationScientific Classification  Kingdom - AnimaliaKingdom - Animalia  Phylum – ChordataPhylum – Chordata  Class – MamaliaClass – Mamalia  Order – AntiodactylOrder – Antiodactyl  Family – HippopotamidaeFamily – Hippopotamidae  Genus – hippopotamusGenus – hippopotamus  Species - AmphibiusSpecies - Amphibius
  • 3. ApperanceApperance Hippos are large weigh up to 7,000Hippos are large weigh up to 7,000 poundspounds It has dark skinIt has dark skin Has tusks in its very large mouthHas tusks in its very large mouth Has very short legsHas very short legs
  • 4. HabitatHabitat  Lives in ponds or wet forest areasLives in ponds or wet forest areas  Lives in water most of the dayLives in water most of the day  In east AfricaIn east Africa
  • 5. Life CycleLife Cycle • Starts as a egg • Then opens about eight months later • Starts out smaller then grows to be at least 1,500 pounds
  • 6. FoodFood Hippos are amnivoresHippos are amnivores They eat grass and leavesThey eat grass and leaves
  • 7. PredatorsPredators ►Predators of hippos are hyenas and largePredators of hippos are hyenas and large catscats ►But mostly aligators and crocodilesBut mostly aligators and crocodiles
  • 8. How Hippos Contribute To TheHow Hippos Contribute To The Diversity Of LifeDiversity Of Life  They eat grass so it makes it shorter soThey eat grass so it makes it shorter so other animals chances of getting a tick isother animals chances of getting a tick is decreaseddecreased
  • 9. How Do Humans Impact TheHow Do Humans Impact The Enviorment Of HipposEnviorment Of Hippos  You can stop hunting for their ivory and tusksYou can stop hunting for their ivory and tusks and meatand meat
  • 10. What Can Be Done To Help TheWhat Can Be Done To Help The Species SurviveSpecies Survive • You can give money to preservationYou can give money to preservation charities so that they can keep theircharities so that they can keep their habitat the way it ishabitat the way it is
  • 11. Other Interesting Facts About Hippos Hippos are faster then humans even though they have short legs They are one of the strongest animals in the world
  • 12. References • Google • wikipedia

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