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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    Harry, an 11 lbs baby pygmy hippo was born at the Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn, South Africa, March 22, 2012.
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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    According to Cango wildlife officials, Harry was named after Prince Harry of Wales, "for his true grit spirit, and for his love and passion for Africa and its wildlife"
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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    The baby boy is the son of Hilda and Herbert, the South African wildlife sanctuary's pygmy hippopotamus pair.
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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    Harry will only grow to be about 3 feet tall and will weigh roughly 400 to 600lbs.
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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    The pygmy's mother was unable to nurse Harry, so he will require around the clock feedings by the Cango staff.
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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    Harry takes a nap after a being showered by attention from the staff and ranch caretakers.
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  • Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance

    Baby Pygmy Hippo Makes Royal Entrance
    Handler Toni Inggs helps the tiny hippo bath at the Cango Wildlife Ranch.
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