Nile crocodiles, hyenas and lions are the predators for baby hippos
Are hippos hunters, consumers, predators , or producers? (Their niche in the ecosystem)
hyenas,lions and crocodlies
Very large nile crocodiles can take down adult hippos. Prides of lions will hunt for the injured or old hippos.
Hippos are being killed by hunters and poachers. They are also killed by natural predators such as the Lions.
All adult hippos have predators. Its just the basic food chain.
Humans hunt hippos for their meat,skin and ivory teeth.Adult hippos do not have any natural predators. But young ones are usually killed by Nile crocodiles, lions and hyenas.
hippos teeth are used in grinding the ..planta and grass which they eat. their strong teeths are also useful in fighting aganist predators and opponents
Nile crocodiles, lions and spotted hyenas will attack baby hippos.
The Hippo protects itself with its long tusks and powerful jaw. However, grown hippos don't really have any predators other than other hippos.
People are trying to find the pygmy hippos a suitable habitat. But, war in the area is preventing people from finding a suitable habitat for pygmy hippos. Most pygmy hippos live in zoos. In zoos the pygmy hippos are safe from hunters and natural predators. Pygmy hippos have plenty of food and water in the zoos. The zoo keepers breed the pygmy hippos. Also, some people are keeping pygmy hippos as pets.
Hippos and giraffes are herbivores and do not prey on any animal. The cheetah is an apex predator and really has no predators except for very young cheetahs that are taken by lions, leopards, hyenas and wild African dogs.
Although there are some predators of the hippo young, the hippo is at the top of his game. Even crocodiles are afraid of hippos.GO AMAZING HIPPOS ITS GOOD THAT YOUR AT THE TOP OF THE FOOD CHAIN.
It is to eat small mammals and to be eaten by hippos. A niche is what ever their habitat and adaptations and prey/predators are.
Hippos have no natural predators. Young may be prone to attacks from crocs and lions, but nothing will dare face a full-grown hippo, male or female.
Hippos are not normally carnivorous. They mostly eat plants, and by and large act as herbivores. Hippos are omnivorous though, and can become opportunistic predators. In times of drought, Hippos have been known to scavenge dead animals, hunt and kill animals to eat, and even have had bouts of cannibalism.
The hippopotamus is the third-largest land mammal and is found in Africa. They have very few known predators. Crocodiles, lions and hyenas may attack young hippos, but generally stay away from adult hippos.
Hippos are herbivores, and they eat grass. However, they are still powerful and aggressive. They kill more humans than any other mammal in Africa, and they sometimes even kill predators such as crocodiles, too.
All animals use their teeth and fangs to protect themselves. Hippos may be herbivores but they use there 4 big teeth to fight off other hippos and predators.
The collective nouns are a bloat of hippos, a crash of hippos, or a herd of hippos.
Although there are some predators of the hippo young, the hippo is at the top of his game. Even crocodiles are afraid of hippos.
Crocodiles have very few predators when fully grown. Hippos are usually peaceful as long as the crocodiles don't venture them, and so are elephants. It is when they are babies that they fall prey to birds, fish, and even large insects.
No. However, the young calves are often at risk of becoming prey to a crocodile, especially if they happen to stray too far from their mothers.
For there teeth and hippos teeth valuable and hippos were also dangerous