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PHOTO IN THE NEWS: Pygmy Hippo Caught on Camera

by Pat Coate | March 12, 2008

Liberia, West Africa - Feared extinct in parts of West Africa, the mysterious pygmy hippopotamus has recently been photographed in the war-ravaged forests of Liberia.

The endangered pint-size hippo was photographed last month by motion- and heat-sensing cameras set up in Sapo National Park in Liberia by a team led by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).

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