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pygmy hippopotamus {noun} [Choeropsis liberiensis, syn.: Hexaprotodon liberiensis]
хипопотам {м} джудже
pygmy hippopotamus {noun} [Choeropsis liberiensis, syn.: Hexaprotodon liberiensis]
либерийски хипопотам {м}
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Usage Examples English
  • Notable among them are Billy the pygmy hippopotamus who is the common ancestor to almost all pygmy hippos in American zoos and Rebecca the raccoon, one of many exotic presidential pets of Calvin Coolidge and First Lady Grace.
  • The pygmy hippopotamus or pygmy hippo ("Choeropsis liberiensis") is a small hippopotamid which is native to the forests and swamps of West Africa, primarily in Liberia, with small populations in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Ivory Coast.
  • area in the country's far southwest that is home to over 150 endemic species and many other endangered species such as the Pygmy hippopotamus and 11 species of monkeys.
  • The most famous is the pygmy hippopotamus ("Hexaprotodon liberiensis"), whilst the royal antelope ("Neotragus pygmaeus") is one of the smallest hoofed mammals in the world and is remarkable for its ability to leap up to ten times its body size.
  • The zoo's female pygmy hippopotamus Kambiri gave birth to a female calf named Amara on 22 November 2021, who died suddenly on 24 December.
  • President Tubman made a gift of two Pygmy hippopotamus, which arrived by cargo ship in 1962 and were sent to Whipsnade Zoo.
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