Why are Hippos so Aggressive and Dangerous to Humans?

Why are Hippos so Aggressive and Dangerous to Humans?

Hippos are arguably the most dangerous animal in Africa.  Statistics indicate they kill over 500 people every year, making them “the world’s deadliest mammal, after humans, and nearly twice as deadly as lions.” Why are Hippos Dangerous? Those statistics are somewhat surprising given that herbivorous hippos spend most of their time snoozing in the water. At … Read more