Hippos and Whales Share the Same Evolutionary Genetics

February 26, 2015 2:45 AM

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Hippos and Whales Share the Same Evolutionary Genetics

Many things have been written about hippos these past few days. Some would say that the ancestral line of this big powerful jungle animals are no bigger than an overgrown sheep or of a pig for that matter. Whatever the description there might be, one thing is clear, the bigger you end up in the line of evolutionary picture, the better your survival rate is, unless of course you happen to be in the cross-hair of a hunter’s gun.

The hippos found in Africa today are the giant versions of what they were in the ancient times.

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