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A hippo’s wide open mouth is big enough to fit a 4-foot-tall child in.
Drug lord Pablo Escobar had his own personal Zoo that consisted of giraffes, ostriches, antelopes, exotic birds, and four hippos.
Four million years ago, rats in South America were the size of hippos.
The name hippopotamus comes from the Greek words “hippos,” meaning horse, and “potamus,” meaning river.
When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.
When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red