the hippopotamus

a web page by Fabian Veal

fun facts

where hippos live

  1. the name hippopotamus means river horse
  2. they have big teeth but they don't eat meat. They use them to fight
  3. they can run at 45kph
  4. hippopotamuses are really pink
  5. hippopotamuses have been around for 55million
  6. hippopotamuses have there nostrils on the top of there head
  7. they weigh 1,500 kg

Hippo with teeth Hippo under water

Hippo skull dark". Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons