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Rare Pygmy Hippo Born in South Africa

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April 2, 2012
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A rare baby pygmy hippo enjoys the limelight at a wildlife center in Oudtshoorn, a town in South Africa's Western Cape.


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RAW VIDEO: Hippo Stuck in Swimming Pool

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AP (Aug. 23, 2012) — A hefty hippo chased away from his herd at a South African game reserve has found a refreshing place to relax: the lodge's swimming pool. Now it's stuck there.
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