Selasa, 09 Maret 2010


hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) or hippo (Greek: ἱπποπόταμος, hippopotamos, from ἵππος, Hippos, "horse", and ποταμός, potamos, "river") is a mammal of the family Hippopotamidae large.

Derived from the African continent.

Hippopotamus has a great body and heavy, and dark gray skin. They also have large tusks which they used to defend themselves from predators.

Hippopotamus lives in Africa. They lived in and near fresh water, like lakes and rivers.

Hippopotamus are herbivores.

They live in groups, and sometimes it Nil 30 horses will stay in the same place. They slept in the mud and water, but at night they go out to eat grass