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Re: My Gr. 9 Science Fair Project: Questions



From: stevet@shelby.net (Stephen Throop)

 > Edward Traxler wrote:
 > 
 > > [...] The crocs did not bother the
 > > little hippo, even when it was shoved by an adult directly into the
 > > midst of the crocs.
 > 
 > Perhaps the crocs didn't see the little hippo as food because they'd
 > never sampled one.

I don't think so.  Hippos are among the meanest herbivores in existance.
They are immensely dangerous.  I think Edward was right - it was simple
avoidance of the most dangerous animal in the river - the hippo.

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