The common Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa.[1]

In 1926, a hippo at the New York Central Park Zoo was the target of affection for an Erumpent escaped from Newton Scamander's suitcase.[2]

In 1993, a Painting of a hippopotamus hung in the Grand Staircase of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.[3]


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