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The discovery of the Hippopotamus

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daniel furr

on 29 September 2015

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Transcript of The discovery of the Hippopotamus

scientifically named...
"Hippopotamus amphibius"
They didn't like to trek.....
Hippos didn't move very far.
Dang that guy can MOVE!
thanks for listening!
most famous as........
Hippopotamus,hippo,and River horse(greek translation)
Hippos diet!
Hippos eat about 80lbs of grass a night!
The presentation of the "Hippopotamus amphibius"
lets go on an adventure together!
Time to hit the treads!
Hippos weigh up to 3,000lbs (1,400kg) on average
most only moved if there was little to no food/water in the area.
normal distance:25 miles to 50 miles.
how fast do you think a hippo can move on land?
A.13 MPH
B.27 MPH
C.19 MPH
D.39 MPH
Whats that on your skin?
hippos secrete a pinkish liquid from there eyes, nose, and ears. this liquid hardens into a lacquer,Once hardened this lacquer acts like a sunscreen.
how much of your favorite food can you eat?
your hippo is so old that it invented the wheel!
average life span 40-50 years
Citations!
Cit 1.Britanica Image Quest
Cit 2.Britannica Word Quest
Taxatomic break down:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cordate
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Hippopotamidae
genus: Hippopotamus
species: amphibeus
(there were lots more but they were for small things)
Cit 3.searchasaurus
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