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A helping hand for pygmy hippos

Nobody knows how many pygmy hippos remain in wild habitats in West Africa, but there are only about 350 in captivity world-wide and a researcher at The University of Western Australia is in a race against ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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World's oldest hippo dies at 62

Donna, believed to be the world's oldest hippo, has died at the age of 62 after living more than two decades beyond the massive mammal's usual life expectancy, zoo officials said.

dateAug 03, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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