Schleich Hippopotamus

Catalogue #: 126961
€7.99
Schleich Hippopotamus

Schleich Hippopotamus

Catalogue #: 126961
€7.99
Home Delivery: Available In Store Only
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  • Brand: Schleich (More...)
  • Age Suitability: 3+
  • Assembly Required: No
  • Supplier Care Line: UK 02890 322825 ROI 0044 2890 322825
  • Warning: Not suitable for children under the age of 3 years due to small parts which could cause a choking hazard

Product Description

Features

  • See in store for our full range
  • Suitable for ages 3+
  • Assembled Dimensions: 6L x 10.5W x 7H cm
  • Contents: One Schleich Hippopotamus
  • Batteries Not Required

Product Description

Although they are herbivores, hippopotamuses are considered as Africa’s wildest animals because of their aggressive nature. When they are out of the water, hippos are able to run up to 50 km per hour. They have an influence on the course of rivers and swamps by using the very same walking paths day after day and thus diverting the water into these furrows. Hippos spend daytime in the water and graze in the evening. Within only five hours, a hippo is able to devour more than 70 kg of food! In the water, the males are very keen on defending their territory; however, there is no rivalry once they are ashore. Although they cannot swim, hippos fight, sleep and mate in the water. They live in pods of approximately thirty individuals. With a length of more than five metres and weighing up to two tons, hippos rank among the largest land mammals. They can grow quite old – often up to forty years.

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