Did you know? Hippos can’t swim—or float! Instead, they move around by pushing off from the bottom of the river or simply walking along the riverbed in a slow-motion gallop. An adult hippo can hold its breath underwater for up to 30 minutes.
10 Pictures Of The Cutest And Funniest Baby Hippos Hippos have something of a reputation for being rather cantankerous creatures, but you really wouldn't believe it when you see these cute little crit.
A baby hippopotamus is called a calf. Calves typically weigh about 100 pounds when they are born. A female hippo only gives birth every two years. The mother and her calf find a group of hippos, known as a school, for safety from predators.