Hippopotamus - Pygmy Hippo

Hippopotamus  -  Pygmy Hippo
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Family
  Hippopotamus
Species
  Pygmy Hippo
Status
  Endangered
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sun Aug 10 15:00:43 2014
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  Pygmy Hippo at Brookfield Zoo, Illinois.
Image From
  Brookfield Zoo
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  • The Pygmy Hippopotamus is native to the forests and swamps of West Africa.
  • The Pygmy Hippo is nocturnal.
  • Pygmy Hippos weigh as little as 9 pounds at birth.
  • Pygmy Hippopotamus are about 1/5 the size of a regular hippopotamus.
  • The Pygmy Hippopotamus is usually a solitary animal.

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