Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Hippopotamus Facts

Did you know......

Hippopotamus's means "river horse" in Egyptian and they are the third largest animal on earth.

Recent DNA samples prove they are more closely related to whales and dolphins than other hoofed animals.

A group of hippos is called a "bloat".

Hippos are very aggressive and kill more humans every year than any other wild animal.

George Washington's teeth were not made of wood but a hippo's tusk.

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