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Why Hippos Milk is Pink — 10 Random Facts About Hippos

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Why Hippos Milk Is Pink

The term, “Hippopotamus” has been derived from two Greek words, Hippo meaning horse and potamos meaning river. That is why it is also known as, “River Horse”. After the elephant and rhinoceros, the hippopotamus is the third largest type of land mammal and the heaviest extant artiodactyl. Hippos are distantly related to whales and probably share a common ancestor, the now extinct line of “hoofed predators”... View Article

Polycephaly More Than One Head — Multi-Headed Animals

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Byzantine Eagle of Relief from buildings of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Condition of having more than one head is know as Polycephaly. This term is derived from Greek language where poly means ‘Much’ and kephali, ‘Head’. In medical sciences all these conditions are congenital cephalic disorders. Many occurrences of multi-headed animals have been found in real life as well as in mythology. The double-headed eagle is a common symbol found in historical studies even... View Article