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Hippo in water in Antwerpen zoo, eye detail  Antwerpen,Hippopotamus,Hippopotamus amphibius Click/tap to enlarge

Hippo in water in Antwerpen zoo, eye detail

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  1. Wow what an effect, great photo
    Posted 7 years ago

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The hippopotamus, or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae . The name comes from the ancient Greek for "river horse" . After the elephant and rhinoceros, the hippopotamus is the third-largest type of land mammal and the heaviest extant artiodactyl.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 21, 2013. Captured Apr 27, 2013 14:49.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO560
  • 500mm