Latest Hippopotamus Stories
One of the latest viral videos to hit the web shows a hippo chasing a boat. We, as always, wonder why.
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1.8 million years ago, hippos were a prominent part of European wildlife along with other mega-fauna such as woolly mammoths and giant cave bears.
Animals like antelope, frogs and rodents may be tricky to catch, but they provide protein in places where traditional livestock are scarce.
Mammals can evolve from the size of a mouse to the size of an elephant in as little as 24 million generations, although they shrink more than 10 times as fast as they grow to large sizes.
To find out what motivates pigs to frolic around in the mud, a scientist in the Netherlands looked at the wallowing behavior of its wild relatives.
A Congolese environmental protection group said that DR Congo troops illegally killed animals last month in Virunga National Park, including seven hippos and five elephants.
The National Zoo in Washington said the departure of a 5,000-pound hippo for Milwaukee was handled discretely with a covered crate on a flatbed truck. Officials at the zoo said Happy the hippopotamus was trucked from the zoo Monday morning without any fanfare to avoid upsetting the animal during the 18-hour drive to Wisconsin's Milwaukee County Zoo, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. It wasn't in his interest to have him see out (of the crate), or to have anybody be able to see in,...
When the ancestors of living cetaceansâ€”whales, dolphins and porpoisesâ€”first dipped their toes into water, a series of evolutionary changes were sparked that ultimately nestled these swimming mammals into the larger hoofed animal group.