A hippopotamus lives on land and in the water.
Hippos stay in the water in the hot daytime.
Sometimes they come out of the water to sleep in the sunshine.
At night when it is cool they come out of the water to eat plants.
A hippo has a big mouth and big teeth.
It is a very fierce animal.
Hippos make a grunting sound.
A baby hippo is called a calf.
Its mother is a cow and its father is a bull.