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27 Fascinating And Bizarre Facts About Hippos

Hippos, Hippopotamus amphibius, are large semi aquatic mammals that are usually found in rivers and lakes across sub-Saharan Africa. The name “hippopotamus” comes from an Ancient Greek word that roughly translates to “river horse.” The closest relatives to hippos are pigs, whales and dolphins. Take a look below for 27 more fascinating and bizarre facts…