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Baby Hippo Born in Indian Zoo

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Mon, 04 Mar 2019 16:26 GMT

A hippopotamus gave birth to a calf in a zoo in India's Mangalore in February, increasing the number of hippos in the zoo to four.

The baby hippo lives at Pilikula Biological Park at Moodushedde with its mother and according to zoo officials on Monday March 4, both mother and calf are in a healthy condition. The baby hippo was born the week of February 25th. 

Hippos are listed as a vulnerable animal by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. 


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