Gallery description : hippopotamus

The average weight of the pygmy hippopotamus is 160kg - 270kg (350lbs - 600lbs). Pygmy Hippopotamus usually inhabits hot, lowland rainforest. It has a leather skin type. The diet is herbivore. The top speed it is able to reach is 30kph (18.6mph). The life span is 30 - 40 years. Pygmy Hippopotamus (choeropsis liberiensis) is 1.5m - 1.7m (5ft - 5.5ft).

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Facts about pygmy hippopotamuss
NamePygmy Hippopotamus
PredatorsLeopards, pythons, crocodiles
Scientific NameChoeropsis liberiensis
HabitatHot, lowland rainforest
PhylumChordata
FamilyHippopotamidae
GroupMammal
Size (L)1.5m - 1.7m (5ft - 5.5ft)
ClassMammalia
PreyGrasses, fruits, leaves
Weight160kg - 270kg (350lbs - 600lbs)
Top Speed30kph (18.6mph)
GenusHippopotamus
LifestyleNocturnal
KingdomAnimalia
Conservation StatusEndangered
Life Span30 - 40 years
Common NamePygmy hippopotamus
Average Litter Size1
DietHerbivore
ColourLight grey, dark grey, pink
Skin TypeLeather
OrderArtiodactyla
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