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Evidence of huge hippos in Britain


After an excavation, in Somerset, a Ph.D. student unearthed a million-year-old Hippo tooth which shows the animal roamed Britain much before our assumptions.

Let's Deep Dive:

Who Found:

Neil Adams.


Westbury Cave, Somerset.

Interesting Matter:

Hippopotamus antiquus.

What has been found:

The fossil remains of a hippopotamus were unearthed in the Westbury Cave at Somerset of England. A recent study focuses on this fossil.