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[ hˈɪpəpˌɒtaməs], [ hˈɪpəpˌɒtaməs], [ h_ˈɪ_p_ə_p_ˌɒ_t_a_m_ə_s]

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The hippopotamus is a large, heavily-built creature that occurs mainly in Africa and North America. Hippos are the closest living relative of the elephant and are the largest land mammal in the world. There are three living species of hippopotamus: the African hippopotamus, the Northern white-hippopotamus, and the pygmy hippopotamus. The hippopotamus is frugivorous and spends a lot of its time in the water, eating water plants and leaves.

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    • Noun, singular or mass

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