Hippo Beach
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Hippo bathing

Web Sites

Turgwe Hippo Trust

http://www.savethehippos.com/turgwehippos.html

Read articles or “Sponsor a Hippo” through the Turgwe Hippo Trust, an organization devoted to preserving the future of the endangered hippopotamus.

Animal Bytes: Hippopotamus

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-hippopotamus.html

Learn fun facts about hippos from the San Diego Zoo.

Hippopotamus

http://www.yptenc.org.uk/docs/factsheets/

animal_facts/hippopotamus.html

Get the facts on river hippos and their miniature cousins, the pygmy hippos.

IUCN Hippo Specialty Group

http://moray.ml.duke.edu/projects/hippos/

Browse the latest news on hippo conservation.

National Zoo: Nile Hippopotamus

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AfricanSavanna/fact-hippo.cfm

Read about hippo behavior in the wild and in captivity in this article by the National Zoo.

Taweret, Goddess Demoness of Birth, Rebirth and the Northern Sky

http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/taweret.htm

Learn more about Taurt, the hippo goddess, and her place in Egyptian mythology. Then learn how you can spot her constellation.

Hippopotamus Amphibius

http://sailfish.exis.net/~spook/hipptxt.html

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