Translation of hippo in Spanish:

hippo

hipopótamo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhɪpoʊ//ˈhɪpəʊ/

nounPlural hippos

informal

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    hipopótamo masculine
    • Elephants and hippos certainly do not have tails like cedar trees!
    • Until well into the 1980s, anatomical studies suggested that hippos may have evolved from pigs.
    • There have been villagers in other parts of Zambia mauled by lions, trampled underfoot by elephants and hippos.
    • Like elephants, hippos and bushpigs, porcupines are nocturnal crop raiders.
    • A guard with a motorcycle and a shotgun could move through fields at night and work with farmers to scare elephants and hippos.
    • Tsavo West is filled with crocodiles, vervet monkeys, antelope, baboons, giraffes and hippos.
    • Still to be introduced are the hippo, cheetah, lion and brown hyena.
    • The themed area, which spans ten acres, is home to the zoo's most recent arrivals - three hippos, two white rhinos and three giraffes.
    • The hippos snorted, the rhinos dozed and the giraffes nervously darted about as the hammer fell yesterday at Africa's largest wild animal auction.
    • All carnivores would be in one zone, and a miniature savannah with deer, rhino, elephant, giraffe and hippo forming another.
    • The wildlife to see here includes buffalo, hippo, black rhino, lion and wild dog.
    • Whales are in fact more closely related to hippos than to mesonychids, and the similarity in teeth is a convergently evolved feature.
    • The modern hippos are divided into two genera and two species.
    • After hippos, bovids are the most abundant group of mammalian fossils.
    • Leopards, cheetahs, elephants, hippos and polar bears are being killed in unprecedented numbers.
    • Unlike elephants and bushpigs, hippos are not quick to apply any initiative.
    • Perhaps they feel more comfortable with their own size when they wander among rhinos and hippos.
    • They found lemurs the size of gorillas, hippos no bigger than pigs and enormous elephant birds.
    • The family had a wild time in Disney's Animal Kingdom and enjoyed close encounters with giraffes, hippos, lions and tigers.
    • Once the two hippos are comfortable with each other, Mzee will be returned to his original grounds with other tortoises.