Today is National Hippo Day.So, thanks to Parade Magazine, we share some hippo fast facts:
- Hippos may look funny with their head back, bucktooth-baring yawn, but yawning is a sign of aggression.
- To protect themselves from the sun and heat, hippos create their own SPF with a mucous secretion, known as “blood sweat” due to its red color.
- Hippos are the third-largest land mammal, only elephants and white rhinos are bigger.
Check out other fast facts and the entire article from Parade here.