Beautiful Hippo Wallpaper Graphics HD Backgrounds Free!
Hippopotamus or hippo a mammal of the order Artiodactyla suborder svinoobraznyh family Begemotova the only modern form of the genus Hippopotamus. A characteristic feature of the hippo is its semi-aquatic way of life most of the time he spends in the water coming ashore only at night for a few hours for kormozhki. Behemoth only lives in fresh water although it may occasionally turn out to sea.
Behemoth one of the largest contemporary land animals. Mass major old males sometimes more than 4 tons thus competes with hippopotamus rhinoceros per second by weight among land animals after elephants. Previously, the closest relatives of hippopotamus considered a pig but scientists now believe that their closest relatives are whales.
Currently, the hippopotamus is found only in Africa south of the Sahara although in ancient times it was widely distributed living on the territory of North Africa and possibly met in the Middle East but by the early Middle Ages disappeared from these places. According to the data of 2006 when the World Conservation Union recognized status behemoth vulnerable its population on the continent estimated 125 to 150 thous. Heads thus tending to decrease. This is often due to the fact that the state is unable to establish adequate control activities in disadvantaged countries in Africa poaching. The indigenous population of hippos produces primarily for their meat so the war and instability in several countries on the continent forcing hungry people to seek food causing catastrophic damage to livestock hippos. Huge threat is the destruction of habitat with the inevitable increase in the African population.
Despite the fame in many respects this animal has been insufficiently studied. This applies both to a number of features of his lifestyle and behavior and genetic relationships with other animals physiology and more. This is partly explained by the difficulty of monitoring the hippo conducting most of the daylight hours in the water. So far, poorly studied and evolutionary history of the hippopotamus. However that in relatively recent in evolutionary terms while at the same time in Africa inhabited by several species of Begemotova.
Cool 3D Pics HD Wallpapers - Good Download Free Pictures - Hippo Wallpaper Backgrounds for Mobile Phones.
You can save or share Hippo Photos to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Line.