Hakima, the Hippopotamus

Hakima, the Hippopotamus Facts:

  • Is the third largest land mammal  - weighs 1.5–3 ton
  • Their closest living relatives are cetaceans  (whalesporpoises, etc.). Hippos don't really look like whales, do they?
  • One of the most aggressive creatures in the world so stay away!
  • Hippos keep cool in the water or in mud, where they spend up to 16 hours per day.