pygmy hippopotamus

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Related to Choeropsis liberiensis: Liberian Pygmy Hippopotamus

pygmy hippopotamus

n.
A small hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis syn. Hexaprotodon liberiensis) of West Africa, found in lowland forests and swamps.
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Furthermore the HI of Giraffokeryx punjabiensis is similar to the average for four regular browsers (BB); Odocoileus virginianus Hylochoerus minertzhageni Mazama mazama americana Choeropsis liberiensis and three high-level browsers (HB); Alces alces (Erxleben 1777) Litocranius walleri and Okapia johnstoni.
Alces alces (Linnaeus 1758) (moose) a giraffid; Okapia johnstoni (Sclater 1901) (okapi) a Hippopotamid; Choeropsis liberiensis (Morton 1849) (pygmy hippos) a suid; Hylochoerus minertzhageni (Thomas 1904) (giant forest hog) (Janis 1988).