pygmy hippopotamus


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pygmy hippopotamus

Choeropsis liberiensis; see hippopotamus.
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The Pygmy Hippopotamus is native to the forests and swamps of western Africa, mostly in Liberia.
Of the top 100 EDGE mammals currently listed--among them the bumblebee bat, the pygmy hippopotamus, and the Bactrian camel--two-thirds receive little or no conservation attention.
Arms trafficking and murder aside, these two companies are also responsible for destroying the Upper Guinean Forest, one of the planet's most threatened biological treasures and home to the world's last surviving populations of Pygmy hippopotamus and West African forest elephants.
Faunal extinctions in an island society: pygmy hippopotamus hunters of Cyprus.
For this rare baby pygmy hippopotamus - the newest addition to Whipsnade Zoo - has no mum.
The discovery of human-fashioned stone artifacts among the bones of extinct animals, including dwarf elephants and a species of pygmy hippopotamus, hints that hunting by early colonizers may have helped wipe these creatures out, says archaeologist and project director Alan H.
The elusive and endangered pygmy hippopotamus has managed to survive two civil wars and habitat destruction in Liberia, photographs released today show.
A pygmy hippopotamus born last month at a Tokyo zoo made her first public appearance Wednesday.
Archaeologists have traditionally thought that humans first occupied the Mediterranean island of Cyprus about 9,000 years ago, long after the postulated disappearance of the pygmy hippopotamus, an animal the size of a small pig that once roamed Cyprus and other islands.