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Hippopotamus in Budapest Zoo.

The hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), from the Greek ιπποπόταμος (hippopotamos, hippos meaning "horse" and potamos meaning "river"), often shortened to "hippo", is a large, mostly plant-eating African mammal, one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae (the other being the Pygmy Hippopotamus).

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