Happy Hippo Head

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 24, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Mar 06, 2021
Age 3 - 18
Read time: 0.9 Min

This free printable happy hippo head coloring pages resource is ideal for unleashing a kid's creativity. The hippopotamus, commonly known as a hippo, is the second-largest terrestrial animal on earth. It survives only in Africa and south of the Sahara. The physical characteristics of a hippopotamus include a barrel-shaped body, stumpy legs, a large head, a short tail, and four toes on each foot. It stands 1.5 meters tall and weighs nearly 7054 lb (3,200 kg). A hippo spends most of its day in the water to save from fleas, parasites, and mosquitos. At night, they go onto land to feed on grass. Hippo's usually sleep in water bodies with eyes, ears, and nose above the water. The skin of a hippo secretes an oily substance that acts as sunscreen. A close relative, the pygmy hippopotamus, is a close relative of hippo. It is very rare and has a much shorter body than the larger hippopotamus. Did you know? The hippopotamus can't swim or float. Instead, they walk and remain standing on the floor below.

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