hippos in uganda

Hippos in Uganda

Hippos in uganda. Hippos are large aquatic animal, have webbed feet and are the third largest land mammal after the elephant and the rhinoceros weighing about 1,500–1,800 kg. They have no sweat glands and spend most of their days submerged in water to keep cool, as they have. They appear on almost all water bodies but can be seen best in Murchison falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks.

You could encounter the hippos in uganda when you have you boat cruise that is always done in the afternoon and is done from queen elizabeth national park along Kazinga channel, Murchison falls national park along The river nile, and Lake mburo in lake mburo national park.

Speed: 30 km/h (On Land, Running)
Gestation period: 243 days
Family: Hippopotamidae
Diet: Herbivore
Mass:Male: 1,500 – 1,800 kg (Adult), Female: 1,300 – 1,500 kg (Adult)
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