Gallery description : pygmy hippopotamus

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

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