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Hippo entering the Zambezi River.                                 Botswana,Geotagged,Hippopotamus,Hippopotamus amphibius Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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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 LeslieLMG
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Uploaded Sep 2, 2014. Captured Jul 4, 2014 07:58 in CKGR, Botswana.
  • Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
  • f/5.0
  • 1/159s
  • ISO80
  • 24.68mm