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The hippopotamus


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The hippopotamus

  1. 1. The Hippopotamus<br />By Lilia<br />
  2. 2. Habitat<br /> plenty food<br />Wet warm environment<br />Are more comfortable in water than they are on land<br /> Are usually found in shallow water<br /> hippo is now extinct in parts of Africa<br />
  3. 3. Diet /behavior<br />Can eat up to 130kg (280lb) of green grass in one grazing session<br />Herbivores<br />Blast water after a dive<br /> usually occur in groups or pods of 10 to 15<br />The young have to breath every 2to3 min<br />Adult typically braethevry 3to 5 min <br />
  4. 4. Interesting facts<br />Related to whales, porpoises and pigs<br />Live in the wild for 40 to 50 years<br />Can walk run or swim 5 min after birth<br />If the hippo gets too dry they will die <br />
  5. 5. Photo credit<br /> Gijsbers<br />({{Information |Description={{de|1=Flusspferd (''Hippopotamus amphibius'')}} |Source=EigenesWerk (own work) |Author=Haplochromis |Date=July 2009 |Permission= |other_versions= }} Category:HippopotamusamphibiuDescription Hippo pod.jpg Pod of Hippo's in Luangwa Valley, Zambia, 2002. Taken and submitted by Paul Maritz (en:User:paulmaz)<br />Date 2002(2002)<br />Source Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is (was) here<br />Author User Paul Maritz on fi.wikipedia<br />s)<br />({{Information |Description= Hippopotamus.|Source=[ Hippopotamus] |Date=2009-05-11 08:12 |Author=[ Just chaos] |Permission= |other_versions= }} ==Licensing== {{c)<br />