The males have longer tasks then the female, and it is been said that the quality of the ivory of that task is better than that of the Elephant, Contrary to believe that the Hippo eats only grass, it has been recorded that a calf within the herd was killed, and eaten by the other herd members. The Hippo can remain submerge for about 5-6 minutes. Most of the time, it walks on the river bed instead of swimming, and can reach a speed of 12 km under water. In Africa, more humans have been killed by Hippo's than by any other animal. It is known to charge campfires.