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Hexaprotodon (pygmy hippopotamuses)

Wikipedia Abstract

Hexaprotodon is a genus of Hippopotamidae that is sometimes applied to the pygmy hippopotamus. Pygmy hippos may be classified as either Choeropsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis. The name Hexaprotodon means "six front teeth" as some of the fossil forms have three pairs of incisors.
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Hexaprotodon liberiensis (pygmy hippopotamus) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Hexaprotodon madagascariensis (Madagascan pygmy hippopotamus)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Nagoya Higashiyama Zoo


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