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Pygmy hippos survive two civil wars
Stephen van der Mark said “Liberia’s Upper Guinean forest ecosystem, where the pygmy hippo was photographed, is a major global conservation priority. Though unsustainable forestry and mining operations ... sustainable bamboo and rattan production. This should both reduce the immediate pressure on the pygmy hippo's habitat and ensure that conservation is sustainable long into the future. Please see ...
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Pygmy Hippopotamus
Pygmy Hippopotamus Pygmy Hippopotamus Choeropsis leberiensis ... pygmy hippo, which is the smallest species, occurs in West Africa, especially in or near rivers, lakes, and swamps. The common male hippo weighs up to 2,600 kg, but the pygmy hippo weighs only about 161-272 kg. Common hippos are gregarious, live in herds, and are well adapted to life in the water. By contrast, the pygmy hippo ...
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Pygmy Hippopotamus
Pygmy Hippopotamus Pygmy Hippopotamus Choeropsis leberiensis ... pygmy hippo, which is the smallest species, occurs in West Africa, especially in or near rivers, lakes, and swamps. The common male hippo weighs up to 2,600 kg, but the pygmy hippo weighs only about 161-272 kg. Common hippos are gregarious, live in herds, and are well adapted to life in the water. By contrast, the pygmy hippo ...
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Pygmy Hippopotamus Stamps
The pygmy hippo inhabits the dense undergrowth of the forests of the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. The pygmy hippo is less aquatic than the Nile hippo and lives a solitary ... a male pygmy hippo named Billy. Billy is the ancestor of almost all pygmy hippos currently living in zoos in the United States. Like the Okapi and the Mountain Gorilla, the pygmy hippo demonstrates that ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Pygmy Hippopotamus
A pygmy hippo calf can nurse from its mother on land or underwater. • A loud eater, the pygmy hippo ... pygmy hippo's teeth are also different: it only has one pair of incisors, while the hippo has two or three. Not only is the pygmy hippo ...
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EDGE of Existence :: Evolutionarily Distinct & Globally Endangered
The common hippo, and it's less well-known relative, the pygmy hippo were formerly ... different threat processes impacting pygmy hippo populations within and around the national park. Development of a comprehensive Conservation Action Plan for the Sapo National Park pygmy hippo population. Image Facts ...
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How Do You Say "Hippo" in...
Chris) Mandarin "huh-ma" Malagasy (from Madagascar) Kilopilopitsofy "floppy ears" (may be pygmy hippo) (thx to Mary S) Malay Badak Air (thx to abdul rahman) Norwegian Flodhest ( ... as 1976. The descriptions of the kilopilopitsofy sound remarkably like the pygmy hippo. So the Malagasy word for hippo, well pygmy hippo, would be kilopilopitsofy. Also, in the Egyptian dialog of Arabic, ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Hippopotamus
East African river hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibious kiboko in Ituri Forest More • Animal Bytes: Pygmy Hippopotamus • Animal Profiles: Hooray for Hippos! Sound Byte: Listen to a hippopotamus ... of hippopotamus: the river, or common, hippo Hippopotamus amphibius (featured on this fact sheet) and the much smaller pygmy hippo Hexaprotodon liberiensis. The hippo is heaviest land mammal (after the ...
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Conservation International - Liberia
Western chimpanzee to the pygmy hippo. People too will reap the rewards of healthy forests that can stand the test of ...
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EDGE Blog
Comments Sapo NP - Home of the pygmy hippo Posted by Sally Wren on the 3rd July, 2008 Our EDGE Fellow John Konie monitors the pygmy hippopotamus and other threatened mammal species ... pygmy hippo and different monkey species. Indeed, the park is home to important animal species that need serious conservation attention, especially the pygmy hippo. If you would like to support John Konie's pygmy ...
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