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Is the hippopotamus the largest animal?


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2009-10-19 19:09:35
2009-10-19 19:09:35

no the largest living land animal is the elephant

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Yes, the hippopotamus is the largest 4 legged animal.

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The hippopotamus has the largest mouth. It is actually related to whales.

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Elephant is actually first and second. African Elephant, then Indian Elephant. Third largest would be Hippopotamus.

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yes a hippopotamus is the same thing as a hippo.

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Hippopotamus is the second largest land animal of the earth after African Elephant. The word Hippopotamus or Hippo is ancient Greek word which means ?The river horse?. This herbivorous animal found in sub Saharan Africa and adult male animal can be as heavy as 3,000 kg therefore it is considered as the third heaviest animal in the world. The population of this aggressive and ferocious animal is around 125000 to 150000.


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