Watermelon no match for hungry, hungry hippo at San Antonio Zoo


A hippopotamus smashed open a watermelon in one fell swoop at the San Antonio Zoo in San Antonio, Texas, demonstrating the power of its jaws.

Footage shared by the San Antonio Zoo on June 9 shows the hippo biting down on the watermelon in slow motion.

According to Popular Science, female hippos’ bites have been measured at 1,800 pound-force per square inch, with male hippos reportedly too aggressive to test.

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