These sites are about hippopotamuses, which are large, mammals that live in rivers in Africa. Learn about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and social structure. Find out how hippos stay underwater for as long as 15 minutes. Watch several videos and listen to audio files.
Learn about the lives of hippopotamuses through these videos from BBC Nature. There are links to a variety of other resources on these African river mammals. NOTE: The "Talk" link leads to message boards.
This site collects quick facts about hippo and introduces its characteristics including food, predators, birth and offspring. Learn about the first act of baby hippo. Several multimedia files about the hippo could be found in the top of the page. NOTE: This site contains ads.