The hippopotamus, also called the hippo, common hippopotamus or river hippopotamus, is a large, mostly herbivorous, semiaquatic mammal and ungulate native to sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae, the other being the pygmy hippopotamus.

Speed: 48 km/h (Maximum, On Land, Running)

Trophic level: Omnivorous 

Lifespan: 40 – 50 years

Gestation period: 243 days

Species: H. amphibius

Mass: Male: 1 500 – 1 800 kg (Adult), Female: 1 300 – 1 500 kg (Adult)

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