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Pygmy hippopotamus

 

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. According to official statistics, there are only 3,000 pygmy hippos in the wild. As a matter of fact, the Nigerian population of pygmy hippos is considered endangered. The pygmy hippos are often situated in West Africa, precisely in lowland forests. Researchers have shown that this species is mainly confined to Liberia, with small numbers in neighboring countries. Biologists have said that the pygmy hippos are comfortable both on land and in water, but rest and forage near waterways. For instance, in Africa, pygmy hippos are mostly located in the shady sites - near swamps, riverbanks or muddy areas. Conservationists have underlined that the birth of every pygmy hippos is crucial. According to various findings, pygmy hippos have dwindled in number due to the loss of their habitat - the African forests being their natural habitat has been torn down at an alarming rate. Other research have demonstrated that the bush hunters, who value and feed on the high quality meat of these mammals are potential dangers that can lead to the rapid extinction of the pygmy hippos...

Product Specifications
SKU :COC50382
AuthorEdward R. Miller-Jones
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages100
Publishing Year2012-11-26T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-6130145392
Edition1 st
Book TypeZoology: Vertebrates
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandFastBook Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-06-08 00:00:00