is a multicellular, heterotrophic organism
classified in Kingdom
They are part of the
they have a notochord, pharyngeal slits, nerve cord, and endostyle.
They belong to the subphylum
because they have bones that make up a vertebral
column. The Order
consists of animals
that have an even number of toes and share characteristics such as an enlarged
anterior skull. There are two species in the family
amphibius and Hexaprotodon liberiensis (Pygmy hippopotamus).
are similar in anatomy, but Pygmy hippos are smaller in size, don't travel in
groups, and live in more forested areas. Hippopotamus
is the only living species in the Genus Hippopotamus. There are
many features that make the Species
website will cover all unique features of their nutrition, adaptations,
reproduction, habitat, and interactions with other animals.