The word hippopotamus comes from the ancient Greek for "river horse". The hippopotamus is one of the largest quadrupeds. They have a stocky shape and short legs. Hippopotamuses are gregarious, living in groups of up to 30 animals; such a group is called a herd . A male hippopotamus is known as a bull, a female a cow, and a baby a calf. The hippopotamus is one of the most aggressive creatures in the world and is often regarded as one of the most dangerous animals in Africa. Hippos are still threatened by habitat loss and are often poached for their meat and ivory canine teeth.

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1932, Definitives 18v

28 Feb 2014
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Main product: sia0171 Country: Italian Somalia Year: 1932 Nr. Michel: 171/88

1937, Animals 6v

3 Mar 2014
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Main product: slr0292 Country: Liberia Year: 1937 Nr. Fsc: 23701 Nr. Michel: 292/97

1937, Companhia, definitives 19v

26 Oct 2020
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Main product: smzcom201 Country: Mozambique Year: 1937

1947, Definitives 19v

31 Jan 2016
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Main product: swa0034 Country: French West Africa Year: 1947 Nr. Fsc: 24701 Nr. Michel: 34/52

1953, Animals 20v

25 May 2021
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Main product: sao0368 Country: Angola Year: 1953 Nr. Scott: 362/81 Nr. Yvert: 357/76 Nr. Michel: 368/87 Nr. Stanley Gibbons: 362/81

1954, Definitives, animals 14v

5 Jun 2021
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Main product: sza0239 Country: South Africa Year: 1954 Nr. Scott: 200/13 Nr. Yvert: 201/14 Nr. Michel: 239/52 Nr. Stanley Gibbons: 200/13

1960, Definitives 16v

15 Apr 2021
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Main product: soa0108 Country: East Africa Year: 1960 Nr. Fsc: 26001 Nr. Michel: 108/23
17.50
Unused (hinged)
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1962, Animals 6v

18 Feb 2020
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Main product: sgz0128 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1962 Nr. Yvert: 105/10 Nr. Michel: 128/33
5.25
Mint NH
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1964, Animals 7v

27 Jun 2020
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Main product: sbu0102 Country: Burundi Year: 1964 Nr. Fsc: 26403 Nr. Yvert: A1/7 Nr. Michel: 102/8

1964, Animals 15v

27 Jun 2020
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Main product: sbu0087 Country: Burundi Year: 1964 Nr. Fsc: 26402 Nr. Yvert: 80/94 Nr. Michel: 87/01

1964, Animals 15v imperforated

29 Jan 2017
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Main product: sbu0087b Country: Burundi Year: 1964 Nr. Fsc: 26402A Nr. Yvert: 80/94ND Nr. Michel: 87/101B

1964, Animals 7v imperforated

24 Nov 2020
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Main product: sbu0102b Country: Burundi Year: 1964 Nr. Fsc: 26403A Nr. Yvert: A1/7A Nr. Michel: 102/8B

1964, Zoo animals 20v

24 Mar 2020
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Main product: scv0949 Country: Cuba Year: 1964 Nr. Michel: 949/68

1964, Flora/fauna 8v

8 Nov 2020
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Main product: sgh0198 Country: Ghana Year: 1964 Nr. Yvert: 181/88 Nr. Michel: 198/05
7.00
Mint NH
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1964, Flora/Fauna 2 s/s

29 Aug 2020
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Main product: sghb014 Country: Ghana Year: 1964 Nr. Yvert: B14/15 Nr. Michel: B14/15
7.50
Mint NH
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1964, Animals 3v

10 Apr 2020
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Main product: siv0272 Country: Ivory Coast Year: 1964 Nr. Fsc: 26409 Nr. Michel: 272/74

1965, Independence 8v (foil stamps)

27 Jun 2020
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Main product: sbu0175 Country: Burundi Year: 1965 Nr. Fsc: 26504 Nr. Michel: 175/82

1965, Definitives, animals 14v

19 Jan 2019
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Main product: sni0175 Country: Nigeria Year: 1965 Nr. Fsc: 26506 Nr. Yvert: 177/90 Nr. Michel: 175/88

1966, Maharadja 9v, thick round stamps

7 Jun 2017
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Main product: sbj0086 Country: Bhutan Year: 1966 Nr. Yvert: 75/83 Nr. Michel: 86/94

1966, Animals 6v

7 Oct 2018
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Main product: sov0175 Country: Upper Volta Year: 1966 Nr. Fsc: 26601 Nr. Yvert: 148/3 Nr. Michel: 175/0
6.50
Mint NH
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