noun (plural same or hippos)
Informal term for hippopotamus.
- Leopards, cheetahs, elephants, hippos and polar bears are being killed in unprecedented numbers.
- Like elephants, hippos and bushpigs, porcupines are nocturnal crop raiders.
- The themed area, which spans ten acres, is home to the zoo's most recent arrivals - three hippos, two white rhinos and three giraffes.
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