Snapshot Serengeti Talk

Hippos at night

  • Sullumvoe by Sullumvoe

    do they only come out at night and eat off the land?


  • davidbygott by davidbygott moderator

    That's right, they mostly feed at night, on grass, and may travel miles to graze. Sometimes on cool mornings you see them still feeding in daylight. They spend most of day in water to keep cool and avoid predators.