Sentence Examples

  • Ostriches are found in the open plains; the rivers swarm with crocodiles, but hippopotami are rare.
  • Hippopotami are still found in the Umgeni river and crocodiles in several of the coast streams. 'Leopards and panthers are found in thickly wooded kloofs.
  • Hippopotami are found on the coast, and alligators are common in the rivers and lagoons of the low country.
  • The more level parts of the shores have a fertile soil and produce a variety of crops, including rice, maize, manioc, sweet potatoes, sugar-cane, &c., &c. The waters display an abundance of animal life, crocodiles and hippopotami occurring in the bays and river mouths, which are also the haunts of waterfowl of many kinds.
  • Horus of Edfu, the enemy of the crocodiles and hippopotami of Set, appears sometimes as the consort of Hathor of Dendera.

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