Hippopotamuses are also known as hippos, are large semi-aquatic mammals that live in Africa. They eat mainly plants and spend time in the water. There are only two kinds of hippos: pygmy hippos and common hippos.

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Poop spraying

Why Do Hippos Spray Poop?

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By nature, hippos are very territorial. Male hippos spray poop to mark their territory and impress the female hippopotamuses. The dominant male hippos create an area for themselves in water bodies of…

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Are Hippos Dangerous?

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Hippos are certainly dangerous animals. They have a natural aggressive character. Hippos will attack if they think someone is a threat, even if there's no reason to. Males have the…

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