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Baby pygmy hippo is faring well in spite of abandonment by mom

“Harry” the pygmy hippopotamus was born in the early morning hours of Thursday, March 23 at a wildlife center in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Sadly, his mother refused to nurse him. According to zookeepers, the first 36 hours of a hippo’s life are among its most important. Hippo mothers’ milk contains…

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