Hippos Have Smashing Time Celebrating National Watermelon Day at Texas Zoo

A pair of hippopotamuses had a smashing time partaking in National Watermelon Day in San Antonio, Texas, using their jaws to easily crack open the fruit.

This video, posted by the San Antonio Zoo on August 3, shows hippos Timothy and Uma crushing watermelons underwater.

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. Credit: San Antonio Zoo via Storyful

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