Hippopotamuses are currently classified as vulnerable.
Pygmy hippos are among the species illegally hunted for food in Liberia. ..... in
2007 by the Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) project.
The Hippopotamus is the second largest animal on land after the elephant. ...
Edition) Gakken) (*Illustrated Encyclopedia of New World Endangered Animals) ...
Of the two species of hippopotamus, only one, the pygmy hippopotamus (
Choeropsis liberiensis) is classified as endangered. A pygmy hippo looks much
like the ...
Hippos are endangered mainly because poachers hunt them for their meat and
the ivory in their teeth. Other threats are habitat loss due to the encroachment of ...
The other, much smaller (440 to 605 pounds) species of hippo is the pygmy ....
with wildlife conservation and ensure the hippo does not become an endangered
Sep 20, 2012 ... These animals look similar to their larger hippopotamus relatives, but they grow
to only about two and a half feet tall and are extremely rare in t.
Despite being a large mammal, the Pygmy Hippopotamus is an elusive and
rarely seen species. In 1993 its population was estimated at only 2-3,000
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May 2, 2006 ... Polar bears and hippos have joined the ranks of species threatened with ... The
IUCN added 530 species to its “Red List” of endangered ...