How much does a hippo weigh?
Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle has a new electronic scale designed just for very large creatures. A hippo named Guadalupe, pictured, weighed in at 3,286 lbs. Hippos are semi-aquatic and are known for their large girth. Despite their size and stockiness, they can easily outrun a a human and are very aggressive creatures. An estimated 125,000 to 150,000 hippos remain in the wild; they live throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.