Most Adorable Animal: Harry a baby pygmy hippo (Photo and Video)

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After being rejected by his mother, The six-day-old pygmy hippo calf is filling the time of his devoted carer Toni Inggs. Harry, the 11 pounds baby hippopotamus was born last Thursday at a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Harry the Hippo

Image Credit: | Miller and Maclean

The tiny calf was his mother Hilda’s eighth-born and only her third child to survive. Harry requires 125ml of milk around every three hours.

According to Rob Hall, reserve manager, Harry’s parents have been returned to an external enclosure. “We were absolutely delighted when Harry arrived on Thursday,” Hall added.

Video Credit: YouTube/Oscars2013



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