Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) is an omnivorous freshwater species of the genus Hippopotamus and the hippopidae family. It is huge and 2-5 meters long, including a tail about 35 centimeters long; 1.5m shoulder height; Weigh 1,300 to 3200 kg. The body is thick and round, short limbs, feet have 4 toes, big head, small eyes and ears, especially big mouth, small tail, thick skin, except for the kiss, tail, ear have sparse hair, the whole body skin bare, purple brown.
They live in tropical areas rich in water and grass, often composed of more than 10 groups, almost all in the water during the day, eating water and grass, not ruminating, afraid of cold and preferring warm. Distributed in Africa.

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