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Pygmy Hippopotamus
Choeropsis liberiensis
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius
  Linnaeus, 1758
Madagascan Dwarf Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus guldbergi
IUCN iGT 1.0
 

Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius
Kafue NP--Nanzhila Plains, Zambia - 2018-11-20
© Stefan Gustafsson
 
































Field guides

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Kingdon, J.
The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals


References

  • Hippopotamus amphibius: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. . Downloaded on 10 July 2014.
  • Kingdon, J.: The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals; Princeton University Press, 2005; ISBN:0-691-12239-3
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Animalia
    Phylum Chordates
    Chordata
    Class Mammals
    Mammalia
    Order Even-toed ungulates and whales
    Cetartiodactyla
    Family Hippopotamuses
    Hippopotamidae
    Genus Hippopotamus
    Species Hippopotamus
    amphibius
    Linnaeus, 1758

      amphibius 
    Said to occur in southern Sudan, Ethiopia and northern Democratic Republic of Congo, extending west to Gambia and further south to Tanzania and Mozambique; historically also along the Nile north to Egypt
      capensis 
    Zambia to South Africa, perhaps also Angola, southern Democratic Republic of Congo and Namibia
      kiboko 
    Kenya and Somalia
    Distribution
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    Formerly all over subsaharan Africa plus the Nile northwards to the Nile delta. Now extirpated from much of its range, but occurring in most of the original countries (except Egypt) although in very small areas. Subspecies recognition is disbuted, and demarcation of their ranges not well understood.
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