10 Lines Essay on Hippopotamus in English

  1. Hippopotamus are large semi-aquatic mammals.
  2. They have a large barrel-shaped body, short legs, a short tail and a big head.
  3. They have greyish to muddy-brown skin.
  4. Their thick skin protects them from the hot sun.
  5. They have a very big mouth and teeth and its body is almost hairless.
  6. They are the second largest land animal on earth.
  7. They are herbivorous in nature and mostly eat grass.
  8. They are the excellent swimmers and can hold their breath for upto 5 minutes  underwater.
  9. They are social animals and live in groups called bloats or pods.
  10. They are very strong and can be dangerous if threatened.