Gallery description : hippopotamus pictures

Hippopotamus which scientific name is hippopotamus amphibius is 2m - 5m (6.5ft - 16.5ft). The life span is 40 - 50 years. The average weight is 1tonne - 4.5tonnes (2,200lbs - 9,900lbs). The top speed it is able to reach is 45kph (30mph). Hippopotamus inhabits lakes, rivers and wetlands. It has a leather skin type. The diet is herbivore.

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Facts about hippopotamuss
NameHippopotamus
Top Speed45kph (30mph)
Average Litter Size1
Size (L)2m - 5m (6.5ft - 16.5ft)
LifestyleNocturnal
Scientific NameHippopotamus amphibius
ColourGrey, brown, black, pink
KingdomAnimalia
GroupMammal
Weight1tonne - 4.5tonnes (2,200lbs - 9,900lbs)
FamilyHippopotamidae
HabitatLakes, rivers and wetlands
OrderArtiodactyla
GenusHippopotamus
ClassMammalia
Conservation StatusVulnerable
PhylumChordata
DietHerbivore
Common NameHippopotamus
PreyGrasses, grain, flowers
Skin TypeLeather
Life Span40 - 50 years
PredatorsLions, hyenas, crocodiles
Image Details
Description Hippopotamus pictures. Description Hippopotamus - 04.jpg
Width 1710 pixels
Heigh 1080 pixels
File type JPG
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