Pygmy hippos – they live!

Posted on March 16, 2008. Filed under: bizarre | Tags: , , , , , , |

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Did you even know these little hippos existed? I did not. Anyway, a motion sensitive camera has managed to capture pictures of the pygmy hippos. Take a look.

First, a regulation picture of a pygmy hippo. You can read more about them here

Anyway, so everyone thought they were extinct and they obviously are not, as these pics below make very clear!

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The face!

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And the butt!

And here are links to news stories about this amazing discovery that should make those who care for the ecology and wildlife really happy.

CNN,  BBC, National Geographic

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