Akagera_Hippo-3.jpgThis is a humongous hippo that I photographed in Akagera National Park in Rwanda. These are the third largest land mammals in the world. A large male can reach up to 8,000 lbs and 13 ft long. Hippos closest relatives are cetaceans (whales and dolphins) They can stay submerged underwater for 5 minutes. Rwanda is a gorgeous country, and rich in biodiversity

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