Rhino interacts with hippo – Elephant Coast

Rhino and hippo often use the same water source in the Elephant Coast and it is inevitable that they will have close encounters with one another. It has been reported that skirmishes have occurred but that hippo seem to win the fight for territory with rhino backing off. However others have observed that at times they tolerate and perhaps even … Read More

Hippo – largest mouth of land mammals

Hippo have one of the largest mouths of any land mammal. A hippo’s large mouth is mostly used for feeding on reeds and water plants. Surprisingly for a vegetarian it has the largest mouth of any land mammal. Occasionally hippo may feed on a carcass but their main diet classifies them as herbivores. Their name originally from Greek means “river … Read More