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Top Ten Wild Animals

Hippopotamus​
Hippopotamus​

Weight Watchers: A large hippo living in the wild can tip the scale at about 5,800 pounds. Some of the smaller hippos weigh between 2,500 and 3,000 pounds. Some of the smaller hippos weigh between 2,500 and 3,000 pounds.

Leopard​
Leopard​

Animals adapt and evolve to survive in their natural habitat. A wild animal is the product of years of adaptations that enable it to survive in this environment. When humans, either willfully or accidentally, transplant a wild animal into a new habitat, the animal becomes a non-native species.

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Cheetah​
Cheetah​

Male cheetahs live alone or in small groups, often with their littermates. Most wild cheetahs are found in eastern and southwestern Africa. These populations are under pressure as the wide-open grasslands they favor are disappearing at the hands of human settlers.

Polar Bear​
Polar Bear​

Some polar bears have been seen swimming hundreds of miles from land—though they probably cover most of that distance by floating on sheets of ice. Arctic Adaptations Polar bears live in one of the planet's coldest environments and depend on a thick coat of insulated fur, which covers a warming layer of fat.

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Elephants​
Elephants​

Elephants are wild animals. But some of them (Asian elephants primarily) captive, are considered to be semi-domesticated, since they have been associated closely with human civilizations for 4,000-5,000 years, mainly in Asian civilizations.

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Rhinoceros​
Rhinoceros​

Rhinoceros The rhinoceros is a large mammal native to Africa and Asia. There are five species of rhino found in the world with 3 out of the 5 species of rhino now considered to be critically endangered. The rhino is thought to be the second biggest land mammal in the world behind the African elephant.

Crocodile​
Crocodile​

In the wild, crocodiles eat food that is convenient. Crocodiles caneat frogs, fish, and even baby crocodiles. These animals are preydriven and will eat smaller ones that live … within the sameecosystem.

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Hyena​
Hyena​

However, this feeding frenzy comes at a cost; hyenas rip, claw, and fight with one another over the remains of their meal. Of course, striped hyenas are a different story. Striped hyenas live off of carrion and are often hit by vehicles while eating road kill. 5. FEMALE HYENAS RULE.

Spotted ​Hyena​
Spotted ​Hyena​

Spotted hyena facts for kids: Learn all about these supposed scavengers, with facts about the hyena’s habitat, range, characteristics, behaviour and diet. Spotted hyena facts for kids: Learn all about these supposed scavengers, with facts about the hyena’s habitat, range, characteristics, behaviour and diet.

Lion​
Lion​

About the African Lion. ... large animals of the open grasslands. Many of these animals are faster than lions, ... they also steal kills from hyenas or wild dogs.

African Buffalo​
African Buffalo​

The African buffalo has distinctive upwards-curved horns. The buffalo is a very thick-set and robust animal, generally standing at around 1.5m (5ft). Although distantly related to other bovines, the buffalo is not an ancestor of domestic cattle.