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Yawn  Hippopotamus,Hippopotamus amphibius Click/tap to enlarge


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  1. Is this a pygmy hippopotamus? Posted 7 years ago
  2. Nope. The baby of a regular hippo Posted 7 years ago
    1. Great, that explains the size :)
      If you know the species, you can identify it from the function next to the photo (or maybe below if you use a smaller device). This is an important part of JungleDragon - not only see the animals but also learn more about them.
      Posted 7 years ago

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The hippopotamus, or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae . The name comes from the ancient Greek for "river horse" . After the elephant and rhinoceros, the hippopotamus is the third-largest type of land mammal and the heaviest extant artiodactyl.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Apr 16, 2014.