Common Hippopotamus Facts

The common hippopotamus (/ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəməs/ HIP-ə-POT-ə-məs; Hippopotamus amphibius) or hippo is a large, mostly vegetarian, semi-mammalian and native to sub-Saharan Africa, and it is one of only two hippopotamus species in the Hippopotamidae family. (Quercopis Liberianensis or Hexaprotodon Liberianensis). Common Hippopotamus The name comes from the ancient Greek for “river horse” (3). After elephants and rhinoceros, […]