Hippopotamus amphibius


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Noun1.Hippopotamus amphibius - massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical AfricaHippopotamus amphibius - massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate - placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
genus Hippopotamus - type genus of the Hippopotamidae
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Current status of hippos (Hippopotamus amphibius) in Colombia: 2018
Actualmente existen dos especies de la familia Hippopotamidae: el pequeno y raro hipopotamo pigmeo (Choeropsis liberiensis) y el hipopotamo comun (Hippopotamus amphibius) abundante y de mayor tamano (1,2).
Like Hippopotamus amphibius, but with six incisors of subequal size.
Otros mamiferos enterrados incluyen mandriles (Papio Anubis), un leopardo (Panthera Pardus), un gato salvaje (Felis Chaus), un bufalo (Alcelaphus Buselaphus); pero el hallazgo mas relevante para este articulo es la presencia en dicho complejo de tumbas de un joven ejemplar de hipopotamo (Hippopotamus Amphibius), el cual como otros de los animales nombrados (van Neer et al., 2015: 1) presenta patologias oseas compatibles con un cautiverio mas o menos prolongado, lo cual parece contradecir el consenso de la comunidad de egiptologos que parece aceptar en conjunto (con la excepcion de los dos autores citados mas arriba) que la muerte de este peligroso animal era producida en el sitio de la caceria.
During August-September 2011, a total of 85 hippopotamuses (Hippopotamus amphibius) died of suspected anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) infection in a game management area along the South Luangwa River near the district of Chama in northeastern Zambia (Figure 1) (I).
Evaluation of epididymal spermatic quality of hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius (Artiodactyla: Hippopotamidae) located in the Colombian Middle Magdalena
El hipopotamo (Hippopotamus amphibius) del griego "hippopotamos" ("hippo": caballo, "potamos": rio) es un mamifero africano anfibio, es decir, esta la mayor parte del tiempo en el agua.
The wild animals represented include the hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), whose bones have also been found nearby, showing the area had abundant surface water.
Comparative Behavioral Study of Male Nile Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) after Pairing at Lahore Zoo
However, the existing scientific knowledge of hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) feeding behavior and ecology is far from comprehensive.