Submerged Behemoth

Deceivingly harmless

Submerged Behemoth, in Land Mammals; Wildlife by John Christopher

A submerged hippopotamus jealously guards his territory, which, like that of crocodilians, is mostly the edge of their favorite watering hole. In spite of their roly-poly, cow-like, peaceful grazing animal appearance, hippos are among the top ten most deadly animals in South Africa (

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