04 July, 2007

Pygmy Hippopotamus

Any one who has seen hippos knows how huge they are, the Pygmy is a much smaller replica of that. Found only in Africa, specifically - Western,  the Pygmy Hippopotamus, is nocturnal and herbivorous; unlike the larger, common hippo which is gregarious, the pygmy is very rare, shy and solitary. And endangered.

More on Pygmy Hippopotamus: IUCN, Facts, National Zoological Park, ultimateungulate.com, Wonderclub

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