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Knowing that Hippos are responsible for more human fatalities in Africa than any other large animal makes one weary of such a large cluster in one spot. Especially when you're what they've focussed on. Nevertheless, when I look at this picture, violence is not something that comes to mind ... but rather survival. 

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A hippos skin color varies from brown to grayish purple, and they're almost completely hairless. To protect their bare skin, hippos produce a special kind of sweat that's red and acts as sunscreen, insect repellent and antibiotic salve, all in one ~ Live Science

Picture credit: Oosterbroek Photography / oosterbroekphoto.co.za

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