Lips of the hippo are almost two feet wide.
A hippo can walk for about six minutes underwater without coming up for air.
It takes six years for a hippo to attain its full growth.
Hippopotamus meat tastes like pork...or so I’ve been told.
A hippo has its eyes and ears at the top of its head.
Hippos can get sunburned.
Over a short distance — very short — a hippo can outdash a world-class sprinter.
Hippos have webbed feet.
The African hippo is born underwater.
Hippos have four toes.