Photo of the Day

Close-up view of a hippopotamus
July 24, 2010

Hippopotamus

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals

Graceful in water, hippos are good swimmers and can hold their breath underwater for up to five minutes. At sunset, the animals leave the water and travel overland to graze on grasses.

(This photo was submitted to My Shot.)


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Photograph by Anna Ponomareva, My Shot

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