By Josie April 19th, 2023
Both of these animals are some of the most enormous land animals and reign on the African savannah.
Hippos measure 9-16 feet in length, and 3,500-9,920 pounds in weight
Elephants are even bigger, they are 10 feet in length and weigh 13,200 pounds.
Hippos are herbivores and feed primarily on grass and other plant matter - on a daily basis they consume 80 pounds of food.
Elephants are herbivores, and their diet primarily consists of leaves, twigs, and bark.
They consume up to 300 pounds of vegetation everyday.
Despite weighing up to 4,000 pounds, hippos can run as fast as 30 miles per hour.
Elephants can move at a speed of up to 25 miles per hour.
Additionally, hippos have poor eyesight, which makes them vulnerable to predators.
Both animals often suffer from from heat exhaustion in hot climates.
These creatures have razor-sharp teeth and can deliver fatal bites that can even kill a lion.
Elephants may become aggressive when they feel threatened, and their charge can be deadly.
They also use their long trunks to grab and throw objects at predators.