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The hippo

Today we begin this story with a hard disk memory ... Many years ago, well, not so many ... in Valencia, before we had existed bioparc Valencia Zoo. There was a great event, one hippo born in captivity ... all schools were going on an excursion to the zoo and made a contest to name the hippo and won a child at my school, the little creature was called "Barrilete", which I guess must be already done a great hippo ...

After this little story devoid of any value, except the text INSTRUCTIONAL we talk about these sea cows ...

The common hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibius is an animal native to Africa Subsaharian boil, this and the pygmy hippo cousins are the only family Hippopotamus ...

It is a semi-aquatic animals that live in rivers and lakes, males are extremely aggressive and often live with a few females forming a harem.

During the day are almost always in the water and mud and evening out to graze on the banks of rivers and lakes.

They have a huge mouth and teeth too big, do not really like to be in front of one of them when he's angry ...

All his aggressiveness the water discharged into the outside it are solitary, but not aggressive and territorial ...

Although they may look the pig or cows are animals closest to whales and porpoises.

The third heaviest land animal, one and a half to three tons, behind the white rhinoceros and elephant ...

They are not? critically endangered, mainly due to loss of their natural habitat and poaching for their meat and ivory of their dientres for trophy hunting.


Her pregnancy lasts 17 months, twice what human pregnancy and can live between 40 and 50.


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